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 Obituaries    August 7, 2014

Streu remembered as active, strong in faith

Helen Streu, a stalwart member of the Catholic Church, died July 21 of lung cancer at her home in Ha...

 
 Obituaries    July 10, 2014

Electrician, contractor gave freely to others

Allen Moore, a 15-year resident who made a mark in Haines by lending his carpentry skills to people...

 
 Obituaries    June 26, 2014

Takala painted, ran 'Noah's Art'

A celebration of life was held June 14 in Clarkston, Wash. for Sherry Takala, a free-thinking artist...

 
 Obituaries    May 29, 2014

Broste remembered as driven, talented

Judi Broste, 68, died at home May 20 of colon cancer. Her husband Bill was at her side. She enjoyed...

 
 Obituaries    May 22, 2014

DeWitt led Salvation Army; housed senior citizens

A memorial service will be held 4 p.m. June 9 at the Haines ANB Hall for Haines Salvation Army...

 
 Obituaries    May 15, 2014

Tate, motivated by faith, maintained summer camp

A celebration of the life of JA Tate will be held 2 p.m. Friday at the Presbyterian Church. The...

 
 Obituaries    May 8, 2014

Allen spent life in aviation industry

Vernon Allen, a career aircraft mechanic who arrived in Haines six years ago aboard his 35-foot...

 
 Obituaries    May 1, 2014

Kelm was longtime community volunteer

Former resident Joyce Kelm, a bubbly, 36-year resident who was active in the American Legion, Lynn...

 
 Obituaries    May 1, 2014

Church volunteer Bieleski dies at 99

Friends and family last week eulogized Versia Bieleski as a devoted mother and church volunteer. Bie...

 
 Obituaries    April 24, 2014

Stecher helped sell antiques

John Stecher, an amiable retiree who helped his wife operate an antique store on Main Street, died...

 
 Obituaries    April 10, 2014

'Butterfly Man' Philip dead at 82

Kenelm “Ken” Philip, known to residents as “The Butterfly Man of Alaska,” died March 13 at age 82. Philip was a summertime visitor to Haines,...

 
 Obituaries    April 3, 2014

Art Jess volunteered, kept faith

  A cross-section of Haines, Klukwan and Skagway residents filled the ANB Hall for Art Jess's...

 
 Obituaries    March 20, 2014

Arbuckle a founder of Covenant Life

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Sunday, March 23 at the Covenant Life Center tabernacle for...

 
 Obituaries    February 27, 2014

Berg, family lived 8 years at Glacier Point

Robert "Grizz" Berg, a tinkerer and mechanic who lived with his family eight years at Glacier Point...

 
 Obituaries    February 27, 2014

Leo Jacobs Jr. remembered for pool game, trivia skills

A memorial service for Leo John Jacobs Jr. will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, at the Haines ANB Hall,...

 
 Obituaries    February 27, 2014

Brooks waitressed at Space Needle

Friends and family celebrated the life of Catherine E. "Kitty" Brooks Friday at the Haines ANB Hall....

 
 Obituaries    February 6, 2014

Hamiltons hope son's death aids families

A memorial service was held Thursday for former Haines student Alden Christian Hamilton, 15, who...

 
 Obituaries    February 6, 2014

Stigen: Pilot, 'poetic working man'

Keith Stigen, a "poetic working man" who had careers in military and civilian aviation, died Jan....

 
 Obituaries    January 30, 2014

Brouillette was dedicated volunteer

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion for Harriet Brouillette, a...

 
 Obituaries    January 23, 2014

Piper was painter, outdoorsman

Jim Piper, a commercial painter and gillnetter who moved his family to Alaska in 1979, died Jan. 15...

 
 Obituaries    January 9, 2014

Tlingit speaker Stevens dies at 84

A service was held in Klukwan Dec. 30 for Margaret Stevens, a Tlingit speaker remembered for her...

 
 Obituaries    December 19, 2013

Larson raised funds for Friendship Pole

Brendan Larson, a former Haines Elementary School teacher whose donation built the school...

 
 Obituaries    December 12, 2013

Blaney: 'Man of God's people'

A funeral Mass and potluck reception will be held starting 6 p.m. Dec. 19 at Sacred Heart Church...

 
 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...

 
 Obituaries    November 21, 2013

Porter dug into Tlingit mythology

Walter Porter, a well-known Tlingit mythologist who lived in Haines as a youth, died Nov. 7 in...

 

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