Obituaries

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 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    January 14, 2016

Aviation pioneer Layton Bennett dies at 96

Layton Bennett, an iconic figure in regional aviation history, died Saturday in Seattle at age 96....

 
 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 Tom Morphet    Obituaries    December 17, 2015

Dobler sold insurance, real estate

John D. Dobler, an insurance and real estate broker whose success here helped him establish a...

 
 By Tom Morphet    Obituaries    December 17, 2015

Bertroch was ranch hand, inventor

Don Bertroch, a welder and shop owner who lived here during the timber boom, died in Kingman, Ariz.,...

 
 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...

 
 Obituaries    November 12, 2015

Retired ranger served as volunteer

Friends this week remembered Jay Proetto as a man of many interests who took a genuine interest 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,...

 
 Obituaries    October 15, 2015

Cameron was artist, partner in ministry

Presbyterians are planning a community memorial service for Haines artist Miriam Cameron on Nov. 10...

 
 Obituaries    October 1, 2015

Kathy Phillips enjoyed books, gardening, pets

Katherine Jean "Kathy" Phillips died in Haines on Sept. 16 at age 57. She'd been suffering from...

 
 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...

 

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