David “Dave” Earl Hanrahan, 79, passes

David “Dave” Earl Hanrahan, age 79, passed away in his sleep of natural causes on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. He was born in 1937 in Dover, Delaware to George and Mildred Hanrahan. His family later moved to Oak Lawn, Illinois, near Chicago where his parents had grown up. After graduating from high school, Dave enlisted […]

Carmen Valentine-Garcia

Anchor Point resident, Mrs. Carmen Valentine-Garcia, 52, died Thursday, June 2, 2016 at her home in Anchor Point, Alaska. Memorial services will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 11, 2016 at The Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall in Homer, Alaska. Carmen was born October 30, 1963 in Hessen, Germany. She moved to Alaska in 2008 where […]

Obituary – June 8

Carmen Field April 14, 1963 -May 31, 2016 On May 31, 2016, Carmen Field died peacefully at home with family and friends nearby. A memorial celebration will be held in September. A full obituary will follow in the future. Longtime Homer resident Tsuyako “Suzy” Peterson, 81, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2016 at South Peninsula […]

Obituary – June 1

Homer resident Alberta June “Abby” Warren died at her home Wednesday, May 18, 2016 with family present. She was 87 years old. Abby was born in Erie, Colo. July 28, 1929. She was the oldest of six children to David Goodard and Ruth Sappington Goodard. She and her brothers and sisters grew up in small […]

Obituary – May 25

Homer, Alaska resident Kendall Gordon Branch departed this life for his next big adventure on Dec. 10, 2015. Kendall was born in Cordova, Alaska in 1932 to Gordon Thomas and Eva Davis Branch of Chitina. Kendall’s grandparents were Harry Kendall (H.K.) and Mamie Davis, also of Alaska.   In Kendall’s early years, the family moved […]

Obituary – May 18

Van Cleave Price Sept. 12, 1931 — May 13, 2016 Van was born the youngest of 11 children, in Barton N.M., to Mack and June Price. He grew up on the family farm, plowing with both horse and tractor. He attended Albuquerque High School, and in 1951, he joined the Navy and spent three years […]

Obituary – May 4

Aug. 30, 1945 — April 12, 2016 Susan Jane Johnson Markve, age 70, of Hot Springs, went to her heavenly rest after a long, courageous battle with brain cancer on April 12, 2016. Susan was born the first child of Keith and Muriel (Gustafson) Johnson on Aug. 30, 1945, in Grand Rapids, Minn. She spent […]

Obituary – April 27

Homer resident Charles E. “Charlie” Little, III, 57, passed away Monday, Apr. 18, 2016 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. A private service will be held. Charlie was born to a military family on May 8, 1958 in Germany to Charles and Betty Little. He was a resident in Homer at Main Tree Independent Living […]

Obituary – April 20

Our beloved mother, friend and teacher passed away at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska on April 11, 2016. She was 93. She left behind a legacy that will be forever remembered.
Mary was born June 6, 1922 in Los Angeles, Calif. to Mexican immigrants, Ramon Espinosa de los Monteros and Margarita Camou Espinosa. She had one sister, Emma Luz Espinosa Sosa and a step-brother, Raymond Espinosa.
Mary met her husband Jack Epperson, and in 1942 they were married in Los Angeles. They had two children: Terry and Dean.

Obituary – April 13

Garry Phipps, 49, of Homer, Alaska, passed away Saturday, April 2, 2016 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer after a 10-month battle with cancer. A gathering of friends and family was held Sunday at the family’s home. Garry was born Jan. 28, 1967 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He lived in Michigan before moving to Alaska, […]

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