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 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...

 
 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...

 
 Obituaries    November 7, 2013

Former resident Cook dies in Valdez at 66

Former resident Barbee Nan Cook, 66, died Oct. 25 in Valdez. "She had a great, big heart. She met...

 
 Obituaries    October 31, 2013

Former resident Rudd dies at 90

Maxine June Rudd, 90, a former Haines resident who served as a World War II flight instructor, died...

 
 Obituaries    October 17, 2013

Smith: A 'rock solid member of greatest generation'

Longtime resident Marvin L. “Squeak” Smith died at home in Haines Oct. 9 of natural causes. He...

 
 Obituaries    October 3, 2013

Viki Parker, 69, dies of cancer

A funeral mass and celebration of the life of Victoria “Viki” Parker was held Tuesday at the...

 
 Obituaries    September 26, 2013

Chaplain Fairall heeded call

Ben Fairall, a retired police chaplain from Penryn, Calif., who volunteered around town after moving...

 
 Obituaries    September 19, 2013

Smalley pursued wide interests

A funeral will be held in Anchorage Sept. 25 for Dr. Patrick Smalley, who operated a private dental...

 
 Obituaries    September 5, 2013

Hodnik: Schoolteacher, hunter traveled in Alaska

Jack Hodnik, an English teacher who worked and hunted at locations around Alaska and recounted his...

 
 Obituaries    August 22, 2013

From hardscrabble roots, Geary carved a rugged way

Friends and family members Sunday paid final respects to Mickey Geary, a tough and competitive...

 
 Obituaries    August 8, 2013

Kurz dies of Huntington's disease at 47

Jay Kurz, a resident of Haines for 15 years, died July 14 at Southern Ocean Medical Center Hospital...

 

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