Petersburg Pilot -

Current Petersburg Pilot subscribers! Your print subscription entitles you to complete access to our new comprehensive website.  Contact Pilot staff for help setting up your account. Not yet a Pilot subcriber? Subscribe online now!

Obituary: Aril Mathisen, Jr., 75


February 1, 2018

Aril Mathisen

Aril (Audi) Thormod Mathisen Jr., 75, passed on January 11, 2018.

He was born in Petersburg, Alaska on November 23, 1942, the first of four children for Aril and Klara Mathisen.

Summers growing up were spent fishing on his father's boat Lenor, or his uncle's boat Harmony.

In school he played basketball, French horn in the high school band, was in chorus, and the honor society. He graduated with the class of 1961 at Petersburg High, and he liked coming back for the occasional reunions. After graduation he received a Masters degree in English at Western Washington State College in Bell...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020