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 Obituaries    May 21, 2015 

Obituary, Maximilian Worhatch III, 81

Maximilian Worhatch III was born to Mary Josephine Gola and Maximilian Worhatch II on September 2nd, 1933 in Callery, Butler County, Pennsylvania. He was born at the height of the depression in an... Full story

 Obituaries    April 30, 2015

Obituary, Jeffrey Lin Avery, 57

Jeffrey (Jeff) Lin Avery, 57 passed away suddenly while visiting family in Boise, Idaho on April 12, 2015. Jeff was born in Council, Idaho on August 14, 1957. He lived a few years in Boise and then... Full story

 Obituaries    April 23, 2015

Obituary, John K. Pickens, 60

John Kenneth Pickens III, 60, died peacefully on April 11, 2015 in hospice care in Sterling, Va. Death resulted from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The Alexandria, Va. native lived in... Full story

 Obituaries    April 9, 2015

Obituary, John Johnson, 79

Long time Petersburg resident John Johnson, 79, passed away in Fulshear, Texas, April 1, 2015. John Webster Johnson was born December 4, 1935 to Joe and Cora Johnson in Petersburg, Alaska. Shortly... Full story

 Obituaries    April 2, 2015

Obituary, Laura Nan Johnston, 82

Laura Nan Johnston, 82, died on January 19, 2015. Born to Wendell and June Abell on February 26, 1932, in Chama, N.M., Laura's mother taught for The Bureau of Indian Affairs moving them to Sitka,... Full story

 Obituaries    March 26, 2015

Obituary, Charles Herbert Zieske, 66

Charles Zieske, "Chuck" or "Charlie" or "Chaz" as he was known, 66, died at his home in Point Baker, Alaska on March 18, 2015 after a brief illness. Chuck was born in Wrangell, February 5, 1949 to Rut... Full story

 Obituaries    March 19, 2015

Raymond Arnold Pederson, 71

Raymond Arnold Pederson, 71, left us suddenly on March 11, 2015. He was born on January 11, 1944 in Petersburg, Alaska to Palmer and June (Nygaard) Pederson. In 1959, Ray and his sister Joanne, moved... Full story

 Obituaries    March 19, 2015

Richard V. Nelson Sr., 100

Richard V. Nelson Sr. (Dick) passed away in Anchorage, Alaska two days after his 100th birthday. He was born in Woodenville, Wash. on February 21, 1915 and made his first temporary trip to Alaska on a... Full story

 Obituaries    March 19, 2015

Ravenna Nilsen, 59

Ravenna Nilsen passed away in the early morning of August 2nd, 2014 in her home where she had lived, loved and raised a family for 27 years. She was born on January 18th, 1956 to Gwendolyn H. Peacock... Full story

 Obituaries    March 5, 2015

Obituary, Carol Dyer Johnson, 73

Carol Dyer Johnson, 73, died January 23, 2015 at Petersburg Medical Center/LTC. She was born November 14, 1941 in Haverhill, Mass. She graduated from Haverhill High School in 1958 and attended The... Full story

 Obituaries    March 5, 2015

Obituary, James Merlyn Adams, 82

James Merlyn Adams, 82, died in Victorville, Calif. on February 6, 2015. He was born in Agate, Wash. on Nov. 4, 1932. Jim and his wife Dot moved from Centralia, Wash. to Petersburg, Alaska in 1968... Full story

 Obituaries    February 12, 2015

Obituary, Bentley Luke Sperl, 32

Bentley Luke Sperl, 32 passed away January 29, 2015 in Petersburg, Alaska. He was born January 27, 1983 in Petersburg to Dennis and Dorothy Sperl. He was the baby of six children and in spite of... Full story

 Obituaries    February 12, 2015

Obituary, Darlyne Louise Conn, 84

Darlyne Louise Conn, 84, passed away on January 3, 2015 at Mt. View Manor Assisted Living in Petersburg, Alaska. She was born to Oscar and Alma Nicholson (Wallen) on October 12, 1930 in Everett,... Full story

 Obituaries    February 12, 2015

Obituary, Mark Anthony Neidiffer, 50

Mark Anthony Neidiffer, 50, died on February 4, 2015 in Petersburg, Alaska. Mark was born in Calexico, Mexico on October 20, 1964. He was one week old when his parents, Frank and Margie Neidiffer... Full story

 Obituaries    February 5, 2015

Obituary, Thomas Patrick Lyons, 54

Thomas Patrick Lyons, 54, died on January 26, 2015 in Petersburg, Alaska. He was born on December 20, 1960 to Myron Lyons, Sr. and Gertrude Hallingstad Lyons. His ancestry consists of the Tlingit... Full story

 Obituaries    February 5, 2015

Death Notice

Bentley L. Sperl died on January 29. A memorial service will be held on Thurs., Feb. 5 at 5 p.m. at the Sons of Norway followed by a potluck at 6 p.m. An obituary is pending.... Full story

 Obituaries    January 15, 2015

Obituary, Alaska historian Patricia Roppel

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A woman who wrote 13 books and more than 100 articles, many about the history of Southeast Alaska, has died. Patricia Roppel of Wrangell was 76. Roppel died of cancer Jan. 6,... Full story

 Obituaries    January 8, 2015

Obituary, Alvara Mary Wright, 89

Alvara Mary Wright was born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, on June 8, 1925, to Edward and Eleanor Casper. Her insatiable appetite for reading bloomed as a young child and grew as she attended Catholic... Full story

 Obituaries    December 25, 2014

Obituary, Walter Dawson, 85

Walter Dawson, 85, died peacefully in Juneau, Alaska on Dec. 11, 2014. He was born in Seattle, Wash. on Jan. 7, 1928 to Cora and Floyd Dawson. Walter was the seventh of fourteen siblings growing up... Full story

 Obituaries    December 25, 2014

Robert G. Kinnear, 86

Robert G. Kinnear, 86 died December 10, 2014 in Tacoma, Wash. with family at his side. Bob was born on April 30, 1928 in Seattle, Wash. He grew up in Petersburg, Alaska and lived in Edmonds, Wash. He... Full story

 Obituaries    December 11, 2014

Obituary, Benjamin Iltanen Bunge, 40

Benjamin Iltanen Bunge, 40 died suddenly, at his home in Burlington, Vt. Ben, the second son of Linda and Sam Bunge, graduated from Petersburg High School in 1992. Ben served as a firefighter and... Full story

 Obituaries    December 4, 2014

Obituary, Jimmie Rex Stafford

Born in Springfield, Missouri to William Edward and Essie Eunice Stafford on September, 11th 1924. He had 4 older brothers, Suel, Uel (Cook), Tom (Bat) and Scott, and a younger sister Shirley. They...

 Obituaries    November 27, 2014

Obituary, Esther Geneva Evans, 98

Esther Geneva Evans, 98, passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 22, 2014 in Gresham, Or. Esther was born on a farm near Dallas, SD. She was the daughter of James and Hattie Evans. She earned... Full story

 Obituaries    November 6, 2014

Obituary, Bruce Kent Williams, 61

Bruce Kent Williams, 61 died October 19, 2014 in Anchorage. He was born in Petersburg Alaska, July 31, 1953, to Noble and Sarah Williams. He attended school in Petersburg. In his younger years he... Full story

 Obituaries    October 30, 2014

Bruce Kent Williams, 61

Bruce Kent Williams, 61 died October 19, 2014 in Anchorage. He was born in Petersburg Alaska, July 31, 1953, to Noble and Sarah Williams. He attended school in Petersburg. In his younger years he... Full story


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