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 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...

 
 Obituaries    July 30, 2015

Collins taught senior exercise

Shirley Jean Collins, 80, who moved to Haines from California 10 years ago, died at her Senior...

 
 Obituaries    July 9, 2015

Maxine Brouillette liked pop music, paranormal

Maxine Brouillette, a free spirit who liked sunshine and pop music, died June 18 in Las Vegas, Nev. from complications of a fall. She was 68....

 
 Obituaries    July 9, 2015

Miller was fisherman, engraver, sheetrock hanger

Longtime resident Malcolm "Jay" Miller, a noted engraver, fisherman and sheetrocker, died July 1 in...

 
 Obituaries    July 9, 2015

Venables carved niche with history

John H. Venables, who gained statewide attention for his portrayals of famous figures from Alaska...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    June 25, 2015

Fisher's adventure: Bohemian, classicist, society wife

Liz Fisher, an East Coast legal secretary who in midlife adopted a footloose lifestyle and landed...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    June 5, 2015

Matthews known for caring nature

A memorial service will be held Saturday for Marge Matthews, a former town librarian remembered for...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    April 16, 2015

Henderson: Former mayor, author, farmer dies at 95

Bob Henderson, an energetic high school science teacher, farmer and Haines Borough mayor known as...

 
 Obituaries    March 26, 2015

Dale was tough, tender-hearted

Nellie Dale, a tough but caring bartender and longtime volunteer for the American Legion Auxiliary,...

 
 Obituaries    February 26, 2015

Hales remembered for generosity

A funeral for longtime Lutak resident George Hales was held Feb. 20 at the Presbyterian Church....

 
 Obituaries    February 12, 2015

Former millwright, cable manager dies

John Dennis McOmber, a former Haines millwright and cable television manager, died Jan. 12 following an apparent heart attack. He was 71. Son John Dou...

 
 Obituaries    February 12, 2015

Belaski made friends, home at Lutak

Charles "Chuck" Belaski, an engineer who maintained rocket-tracking radar and stalked salmon in the...

 
 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...

 
 Obituaries    January 8, 2015

VanBibber dies at 98

Family members and friends from Haines on Dec. 6 joined a crowd of about 1,000 others in Champagne,...

 
 Obituaries    December 4, 2014

'Grandpa Chuck' found niche as fix-it man

A memorial service for Charles Wayne "Grandpa Chuck" Davis will be held at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the A...

 
 Obituaries    November 27, 2014

Irene Ward remembered for style, faith

There will be a celebration of life for longtime resident Irene Ward 1 p.m. Saturday at Haines...

 
 Obituaries    November 6, 2014

Belle Laing's life of adventure led to Haines

 Belle Laing, 87, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Oct. 21 at an assisted living...

 
 Obituaries    October 30, 2014

Jones was operator, optimist

Stacie Turner will remember her mother, Rowena Jones, a heavy equipment operator and clerk at the fo...

 
 Obituaries    October 16, 2014

Lola Knutson remembered as caring, intelligent

Lola Knutson died Oct. 2 in Redmond, Ore. of complications of gall bladder cancer. She was 82....

 
 Obituaries    September 25, 2014

Hertz was devoted mom, athlete

Georgia "Geoy" Hertz, a 40-year resident remembered as a devoted mother and Catholic Church member,...

 
 Obituaries    September 11, 2014

Constance Griffith, community volunteer, dies at 90

Former resident Constance Foster Griffith, 90, died from progressive supra-nuclear palsy on Sept. 2...

 

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