Archive of: Obituaries



August Issue 2 2014

Mary Lou Barks, 73

Mary Lou Barks, 73, passed away peacefully on July 26, 2014. Her ashes were scattered at her beloved Kenai River. Mary Lou was born on Sept. 21, 1940 in Woodland, Penna. She had resided in Eagle River since 1985.

July Issue 5 2014

Richard “Dick” Willson, 88

Longtime Alaskan Resident, Mr. Richard “Dick” Willson, 88, passed away peacefully at home on July 16, 2014. A celebration of life was held on July 26 at the Iditapark in Wasilla.

July Issue 4 2014

James (Jim) P. Krafft, 64

Longtime Alaskan, James (Jim) P. Krafft, 64, passed away unexpectedly on June 25, 2014 at Morton General Hospital, Morton, Wash. A celebration of his life will be held in Alaska at a later date.

July Issue 1 2014

Nitza Delgado Hollinger, 49

Nitza Delgado Hollinger, 49, passed away Friday, June 20, 2014 peacefully at her home in Nikiski, with her husband, two boys and sister by her side.

June Issue 4 2014

Kyle Wesley Klepinger, 44

Kyle Wesley Klepinger, aged 44, of Soldotna passed away on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The funeral service was held on June 21 in the Soldotna High School Auditorium. A Celebration of Life followed the service.

May Issue 3 2014

Robert Zachary, 27

Eagle River resident, Robert Zachary Firlan, 27, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in Anchorage from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Funeral services were held May 10, 2014 at the Dimond Boulevard Baptist Church in Anchorage, followed by a celebration of life at the VFW Post in Eagle River. Burial will be at a later date at the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va.

May Issue 2 2014

Lynn Alin Bradfield, 54

Lynn Alin Bradfield, 54, of Eagle River, passed away at Providence Alaska Medical Center on April 29, 2014 due to cancer. A memorial service will be held at a later date, for which all friends and family will be notified. Lynn’s cremated remains will be scattered at two of his favorite fishing spots, Jim Creek as well as Deep Creek in Ninilchik.

April Issue 4 2014

Velma Grace Coleman, 83

Velma Grace Coleman, 83, passed away on April 9, 2014, at Prestige Care in Anchorage. Service was on April 14, 2014, at Eagle River Grace Brethren Church. Grady J. Pennell III and Chaplain Keith Olson of Prestige Care officiated.

April Issue 3 2014

Sister Camilla (Johanna) Menting, 85

Sister Camilla (Johanna) Menting died April 3, 2014, at the age of 85. A memorial Mass was held Friday April 11th at 9:00 am at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Eagle River, officiated by Archbishop Roger Schwietz.

April Issue 2 2014

Diane Hodges, 67

Longtime Alaskan resident, Diane Hodges, 67, passed away Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at her home in Chugiak after a short illness. Funeral services were held April 9 at the Anchorage Funeral Home. Her ashes will be scattered in Resurrection Bay in Seward at a later date.

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