Mr. William Edward “Bill” Carlson was born in April 1940 to Eva Beal and Earnest Carlson of Anaconda, Mont. The family moved to Tanana in 1943 with the U.S. Army’s aircraft lend-lease program during World War II. Bill and his older sister Claire enjoyed a frontier childhood on the banks of the Yukon River among fish […]
Jacqueline Metzler went to be with the Lord on March 25, 2015. Her daughter, Jonnie Sue Banks, and staff of Elkhart Hospice House were with her. Jackie Metzler was born in Mishawaka, Ind. on Dec. 20, 1937. She grew up running around her grandparents’ golfing range and — as a result — learned golf at […]
Longtime Alaskan and Soldotna resident, Mrs. Dorothy Ann (Sheeley) Bush, 93, died Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna.
A celebration of her life will be held at a later date in the summer of 2015.
Mrs. Bush was born Feb. 22, 1922 in Laramie, Wyo. Her birthday was rarely forgotten, but hard to believe, as she never looked even close her age.
William (Bill) T. Abbott of Georgetown, Texas passed away March 30, 2015 with his family by his side. He was 75. He was born Jan. 1, 1940, at Fort Sill (Lawton), Oklahoma to Mose and Mildred Abbott and was a devoted husband to Ly T. Nguyen, wife of 43 years, and dedicated father to three […]
Anchor Point resident, Mr. Phillip Jainese, 72, died Saturday, March 7, 2015 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska. No services are planned at this time. Jainese was born Jan. 15, 1943 to Leslie J. and Barbara Mary (Carry) Jainese in Beaumont, Texas. He is survived by his sister, Emma Foux of Texas. Arrangements were […]
Captain Donald Alexander Malcolm Jr., 60, died Feb. 28, 2015, nestled in the bosom of his family, while smoking, drinking whiskey and telling lies. He died from complications resulting from being stubborn, refusing to go to the doctor, and raising hell for six decades. Stomach cancer also played a minor role in his demise.
Longtime Kasilof resident, Mr. Lyle Douglas Cole died Monday, March 9, 2015 at Leah and Bob Handley’s home, where he was being lovingly cared for. A memorial mass was held March 12 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Lyle was born Nov. 22, 1930 in Kasilof, to Milton and Marion Cole at the […]
Anchorage resident, Bertha Marie Seversen, 88, passed away at the Alaska Native Medical Center on Feb. 25, 2015. A memorial service was held Sunday, March 8, at St. Innocent Russian Orthodox Church in Anchorage. Bertha was born Jan. 16, 1927 in Lake Illiamna, Alaska. She lived in Homer until 1953, then moved to Anchorage, where […]
Longtime Homer resident, Jodi Lynn Riley, 59, passed away Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 overlooking Kachemak Bay in Homer with her family by her side. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Jodi was born Sept. 7, 1955 in Goldendale, Wash., and graduated from Mount Vernon High School in Mount Vernon, […]
Annie K. Ross, 77, passed away Jan. 20, 2015. She will be forever loved by her husband of 40 years, Mark V. Ross, her children and step-children Wally Tingook, Carl Tingook Jr., Charles S. Ross, Joseph “Mike” Ross, Ron Tingook, John Ross, Maude Halbur and Crystal Tingook. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren and […]