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Obituary: Robin Lindsey

Robin Lenore Lindsey, 85, passed away peacefully in her Boonville, California home on October 17, 2017. Born in Missouri, Robin spent her preteen years living in Richmond and El Cerrito before moving to Ukiah. Music and drama were always of prime...

 

Allen Duane Albright

Allen Duane Albright, 85, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at his son's home in Valdez, Alaska. Allen was born September 21, 1931, to Marvin and Dorothy Albright in Jonesboro,...

 

Obituary: T. Neil Davis

T. Neil Davis has died, at age 84, in his Fairbanks home. The scientist/author/doer was a graduate student and later director at UAF's Geophysical Institute. In the dynamic early days of the place where people study everything from the center of the...

 

Obituary: Chuck LaPage

Long time Alaska resident Charles Frederic LaPage, 82, died peacefully in his sleep August 20, in Anchorage. Per Chuck's wishes, his family hosted a gathering at his home in Eagle River in place of a...

 

Obituary: James David Butcher

Jim was born the second son to Faye and Charles Butcher in Carlsbad, New Mexico. His father worked in the mines in New Mexico and thought the last frontier was the place to be, so in 1949 he moved the family to Alaska. Jim loved living and growing up...

 

Obituary: Melissa L. Long

Melissa L. (Miss) Long, age 54, passed away on July 24, 2016 in Eagle River. She died from complications of cancer and COPD. She was born in Longview, Washington on November 7, 1961. Attended schools...

 

Obituary: Christian Cumbie

Christian Adam Cumbie, while visiting Valdez, passed away on Tuesday, July 26 while motorcycling through the Chugach Mountains. A celebration of life will be held on Friday, August 5th, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Lidia Selkregg Chalet...

 

Obituary: Michael P Fabio

Michael P. (Mike) Fabio, age 36, died unexpectedly at his cabin in Milo, Maine on July 17,2016. He was born in Portland, Maine, on December 9, 1979, the son of Ronald and Linda Fabio. Michael attended...

 

Lyle Von Bargen

Loving husband, father and devoted community member Lyle Von Bargen passed away April 6, at home, with family by his side. Lyle was born on September 9, 1928 in Mazeppa, Minnesota, the fourth child...

 

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Valdez Star cofounder Jean Lynn died in Big Lake March 6. She was 87 years old. Jean was born Nov. 5, 1928 in Ottawa, Ontario in Canada. She was one of three children born to Harry and Elizabeth Bates...

 

Obituary: Wanda Ables

Wanda Katherine Buzzetti Ables passed away Oct 21, at her home in LaGrande, Oregon. Wanda was born April 12, 1931 to Gioacchino Giovanni Buzzetti and Effie Lucille Kell in McGill Nevada. She attended White Pine High School, in Ely, Nevada. She...

 

Obituary: Kirk E. Kirkendall

Surrounded by the love of his family, Kirk E. Kirkendall passed away at Providence Valdez Medical Center on October 18, 2015. “A man where his sense of humor left you no gray area on his opinion.” Kirk lived finding humor in the ironies of life....

 

Obituary: Karen Stewart

Karen Davey Stewart of Valdez, died in an ATV rollover accident in the Valdez area on September 7, 2015. She was 62 years old. She was born in LaGrange, Illinois on December 29, 1952 to Arlene (nee Meisgeier) and George Davey. Karen received a BA in...

 

Obituary: Andrea Harrison-Zeringue

Andrea Belle Harrison-Zeringue, age 61, died Sunday, Sept, 6 from injuries sustained in a one vehicle accident in Phoenix, Arizona. Andrea was born June 22, 1954 in Valdez to parents Robert and Faye Day-Harrison of Dayville. Her grandparents were...

 

Obituary-Barbara L. Sandvik

Barbara L.Sandvik died Sept. 3, in Valdez. She was born April 29, 1933 in Port Orchard, Wash. Her husband and best friend wished to share some of her favorite quotes. “We’re all travelers in this world, from the sweet grass to the packing house,...

 

Obituary: Todd Blinman

Todd Blinman passed away on Saturday, September 4, from complications due to illness. The love of his life and best friend, Tricia, was by his side. Todd was born on November 21, 1963 in Sacramento, C...

 

Obituary: Jerry L. Mehlberg

After a long, long, long struggle with multiple sclerosis, Jerry Mehlberg, age 61, is free of his battered, diseased mortal body and has turned it in for a halo. He died on June 21, 2015 in Valdez - a place he loved with all of his heart. He leaves...

 

Obituary: Jerry L. Mehlberg

After a long, long, long struggle with multiple sclerosis, Jerry Mehlberg, age 61, is free of his battered, diseased mortal body and has turned it in for a halo. He died on June 21, 2015 in Valdez -...

 

Obituary: May Ellen Wallace

Obituary: May Ellen Wallace Walla Walla, Washington resident Mary Ellen Wallace, age 99, passed away June 1, 2015 at her home in Wheatland Village. She was born February 17, 1916 to William Joseph Broderick and Laura Belle Smith in Aberdeen,...

 

Edward E. Haltness Jr.

On February 25 of this year the Haltness family lost our loving Father and Grandfather, Edward E. Haltness Jr. Dad was born on March 16, 1943 to Edward E. Haltness (Sr) and Violet Makarka. He was raised by paternal grandparents Isaac and Cecilia...

 

JOHN IRA ROGERS, SENIOR

John Ira Rogers, Sr. was born in Minette, Washington on July 24, 1920 to Belle (Tinkham) and Jesse J. Rogers. He graduated from West Seattle High School and served in the US Navy during WWII. He continued to live in Seattle until 1951 when he moved...

 

Oscar Emil Rasmussen

Oscar Emil Rasmussen died at home in Anchorage, Alaska on February 5, 2015 at the age of 81. Although he suffered an extended illness prior to his death, he remained independent and determined till the end. He even took a short trip to Arizona in...

 

Obituary: Melissa Paterek

Melissa Jo Paterek, a resident of Willow, received her angel wings August 5, 2014 in Calgary, Canada after being afflicted with a tragic illness diagnosed only a few weeks earlier. Her last days on earth were spent with her loving family by her side...

 

Spencer “Roonie” Barnes

Spencer "Roonie" Jordan Barnes, 19, died Saturday, March 10, 2012 in Billings, Montana. The cause of death is under investigation by the Yellowstone County Coroner. Spencer was born on May 17, 1992 in Polson, Montana to Shawn Barnes and Stephanie...

 

Herbert Weichert

Longtime Wasilla resident, Mr. Herbert W. Weichert, 68, passed away, Wednesday, October 14, 2011 from a heart attack at the Mat-Su Regional Medical Center in Palmer. Celebrations of Herb’s life...

 

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