Obituary – June 4

Charles Ashley Homer resident, Mr. Charles Ashley, 61, died Friday, May 23, 2014 at his home in Homer. Private services will be held at a later date. Mr. Ashley was born July 14, 1952. He moved to Homer in 2011, and loved hunting, fishing and photography. He was a very kind and giving person who was […]

Obituary – May 21

Alaska Pioneer and longtime Homer resident Wayne E. Jones, 89, died Thursday, May 08, 2014 in Homer, Alaska. Wayne was born in Syracuse, N.Y. on Nov. 19, 1924 to O. Vinal and Etta (Nash) Jones. As described in his father’s diary on the day of his birth, Wayne was a “well-built little fellow.” He was […]

Obituary – May 14

John A. Hollis John A. Hollis, 67, a resident of Homer for the past 63 years, died Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer following an extended illness. John was born Aug. 23, 1946 in Seattle, Wash. His family moved to Homer in 1950, and he graduated from Homer High School in […]

Obituary – April 30

Ramona Lee Tucker Please join friends and family for a celebration of life for Ramona Lee Tucker at the Homer Elk’s Lodge Sunday, May 4 at 2 p.m. James Randall Kvasnikoff Lifelong Nanwalek resident, James Randall Kvasnikoff, 46, died April 10, 2014, at the Nanwalek Clinic in Nanwalek. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. […]

Obituary – April 23

Ramona Lee Tucker died unexpectedly at home on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. She was loved by many in Homer, Portland and elsewhere. She will be honored in a celebration of life at the Homer Elks Club on May 4. All who knew Ramona are invited to attend. She is survived by her loving husband and […]

Obituaries – April 16

Aaron Rael-Catholic Aaron Rael-Catholic, 24, died April 2, 2014, in Homer. Aaron was born on Jan. 27, 1990 in Denver, Colo. His bright smile and sparkling eyes will be missed by all who knew him. Please join us in a celebration of his life. Bring a favorite memory or a story to share. Friday, April […]

Obituaries – April 9

Nelda C. Wythe passed away March 27, 2014 in Port Townsend, Wash.  She was born March 25, 1936 in Terre Haute, Ind. and moved to Homer with her parents and brother in 1945. Nelda graduated from Homer High School in 1954, and attended UAF, University of Washington and Clairmont College in California. She taught school in Fairbanks, […]

Obituary – April 2

Dr. Douglas Allen Lien, 63, took his final flight on March 1, 2014, in Anchorage, Alaska. He was born July 7, 1950, in Brookings, S.D. to Elizabeth and David Lien. Dr. Lien attended South Dakota University and graduated from New York University College of Dentistry with a doctor’s degree in dental surgery. In 1986, he […]

Obituary – March 26

Longtime Homer resident Connie Rene Burrer, 53, passed away Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014 at home in Homer from Metastatic Breast Cancer.
A memorial services was held March 22, at the American Legion Post 16 in Homer. A Catholic memorial mass will be held Saturday, March 29, in Forrest Lake, Minn.
Connie was born Oct. 1, 1960 in Minneapolis, Minn. She graduated from Marshell U. High School.
Connie came to Alaska at the age of 25 with her two small children to visit her brother, Mike. She fell in love with Alaska, and made it her home. She loved to drive and would often load up the car for spur of the moment camping trips.

Obituary – March 19

Mitchell Murvin (Mike) Stelling passed away peacefully on March 7, 2014, in Anchorage, Alaska. He was born Feb. 9, 1961 in Redwood City, Calif. Mike hitchhiked to Alaska in 1980 with his good friend, Mike Kaminski of San Diego. He was a genius at working on anything with a motor, and worked for Dun Rite […]

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