Obituary – April 8

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 […]

Obituary – April 1

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 […]

Obituary – March 25

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.

Obituary – March 18

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 […]

Obituaries – March 11

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 […]

Obituary – Feb. 18

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, […]

Obituary – Feb. 11

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 […]

Obituary – Feb. 4

Leonard Billotte, aged 88, of Homer passed away from liver cancer on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at South Peninsula Hospital. Leonard was born to Russell and Ruth (Hurley) Billotte on Thursday, November 15, 1926 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania. Leonard moved to Alaska after proudly serving his country as a firefighter aboard the USS Saginaw in the […]

Obituaries – Jan. 28

Robert P. James, Homer Pioneer homesteader, passed to his rest on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 — his 89th birthday. A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5, at Homer Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 210 E. Pioneer Ave. Full obituary to follow. Frank M. Wise, was born August 1930 in Seminole, […]

Obituaries – Jan. 21

Longtime Kasilof resident, Howard “Bud” Michael Byington, 81, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 at Heritage Place in Soldotna.  A celebration of his life was held Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 at the Soldotna V.F.W. An additional celebration of his life will be held July 4, 2015 at the Byington Homestead in Kasilof. Mr. Byington was born […]

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