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 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    June 23, 2016

Blackwell logged, owned restaurant

Dan Blackwell, a trucker, logger, and restaurateur died June 7 at Wildflower Court in Juneau of hear...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    June 16, 2016

Hauser found ways to engage others

Ronnie Hauser, a tour bus driver who moved here from North Carolina in 2008 to join family, died at...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    April 14, 2016

Erma Schnabel remembered as caring, hard-working

A memorial service for Erma Schnabel will be held May 15. Schnabel died April 8 at Mercy Retirement...

 
 By Heather Lende    News    March 24, 2016

John Schnabel dies at 96

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 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    March 24, 2016

Tandy remembered as gentle cowboy

Gordon Dell Tandy, 92, died March 3 in Seattle following vascular surgery. He had lived at Haines...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    March 17, 2016

Nash excelled in athletics, art

Friends and family members this week memorialized Aaron Nash as a standout artist, snowboarder,...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    February 25, 2016

Venables remembered for dedication to teaching

Betty Venables, 75, an elementary school teacher who taught at Covenant Life Center and at the...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    December 17, 2015

Zehe remembered for kindness

Larry Zehe, a retiree who drove the senior services bus part-time, died Dec. 11 in Tacoma, Wash. of...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    December 10, 2015

McPhetres remembered as gracious, hard-working

A memorial service will be held Dec. 28 in Juneau for Steve McPhetres, a former Haines school...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    November 26, 2015

Former planning chair Thomsen enjoyed sports, travel

Former planning commission chair Dawne Thomsen died Nov. 14 in Logan, Utah of lung cancer. She was 8...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    November 26, 2015

Lowden remembered as skilled mechanic

Longtime Haines mechanic Bob Lowden, 64, died Nov. 16 of prostate cancer at a hospice care home in...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    November 5, 2015

Jeff Shields, former Chamber president, dies in Wisconsin

Former Haines Chamber of Commerce President Jeff Shields, 60, died of cancer Monday in Viroqua,...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    September 3, 2015

Judy Berry operated fuel plant, Food Center grocery

Former Haines business owner Judith Ann "Judy" Berry died Aug. 2 in Medford, Oregon, of several...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    August 27, 2015

Rhona Nelson kept books, operated fabric store

Friends are grieving the sudden death of former fabric store owner and bookkeeper Rhona Nelson, 70. She died of an apparent heart attack at her home...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    August 27, 2015

Vinca Gilman helped launch HARK

Vinca Helen Gilman, a founder of the Haines Animal Rescue Kennel, died Aug. 14 at Bartlett Regional...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    January 15, 2015

Strong boosted village activities

Klukwan residents said they would remember Fred Strong for his smoked salmon, gentle good humor,...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    January 8, 2015

Budke came to Haines after 8 years at remote station

One of the last things Polly Budke did before dying was give instructions on how to cook a turkey....

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    January 8, 2015

McDermaid, 58, worked as a mechanic, tow truck driver

Dave McDermaid, 58, died of cancer Dec. 31 at his downtown apartment. Friends, family, and neighbors...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    November 21, 2013

Ward enjoyed outdoors, worked in fishing, mining

A memorial service celebrating the life of Jonathan Baylor Ward, 26, will be held 2 p.m. Friday at...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    November 14, 2013

Knutson loved poetry, skydiving

A memorial service for longtime resident Lowell "Knute" Knutson will be held Thursday, Nov. 13, at...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    April 4, 2013

McNamara came here to fly, operate own business

Longtime Haines insurance broker and KHNS host Eugene McNamara died Feb. 20 in Sun City, Ariz. He... Full story

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    September 20, 2012

Family, friends honor life of cerebral palsy victim

The Haines ANB Hall filled to capacity Sept. 9 for Jeremy Hanes’ memorial service, which included a poem written by his stepfather Wayne Price,...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    August 16, 2012

White, launched Halsingland Hotel, dies at 98

Hilma White, who owned and operated the Halsingland Hotel more than 30 years and worked 20 years more maintaining the Port Chilkoot Camper Park and...

 
 By Heather Lende    News    August 9, 2012

Jurgeleit, first director of fair, came to town in 1938

Harriett Lawrence Jurgeleit, the first Southeast Alaska Fair executive director, died peacefully at...

 
 By Heather Lende    Obituaries    July 12, 2012

Boyce: Friends remember fisherman and fix-it man

Friends, family and fishermen from around Southeast Alaska gathered at a potluck memorial at the...

 

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