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 Obituaries    December 11, 2014

Obituary: Vernon Andrew Johnson, 94

Vernon Andrew Johnson passed away on Dec. 2, 2014 at the age of 94 at Wrangell Medical Center surrounded by his three daughters: Betty Jo Johnson of Anacortes, Wash., Judi Johnson Tsai of... Full story

 Obituaries    December 4, 2014

Obituary: Ethelwyn Esther Schwartz, 103

Ethelwyn (Teddy) Esther Schwartz, 103, passed this life peacefully on November 30, 2014 in Portland, Ore. She was born in Mansfield, Wash. on June 20, 1911 to William and Goldie Haynes. Her brothers w... Full story

 By Dan Rudy    Obituaries    November 27, 2014

Advisory committee peruses game proposals

Wrangell's advisory committee to Alaska Department of Fish and Game held the first of several public meetings at the Fire Hall Monday, to discuss Board of Game proposals for the 2014-15 meeting cycle. The committee provides a forum for fishing and...

 Obituaries    October 30, 2014

Obituary: Daniel Edward Hines, 47

Daniel Edward Hines, 47, passed away in Juneau, Alaska on October 11, 2014 after a 10 month battle with brain cancer. Born on December 22, 1966 in Ketchikan, Alaska, he grew up there graduating from... Full story

 Obituaries    October 9, 2014

Obituary: Lucille S. Massin, 85

Lucille S. Massin, 85, passed away September 20, 2014 in Wrangell, Alaska. Massin was born July 17, 1929 in Circle, Mont. to A J and Elsie (Volpp) Fritz. She was raised in Circle, Mont., one in a... Full story

 Obituaries    September 4, 2014

Obituary, Maurice Buness, 93

Maurice Buness, 93, died August 23, 2014 in Wrangell Medical Center Long Term Care. Buness was born May 24, 1921 in Powers Lake, N. D. to Magna and Bjarne Buness. He grew up in the Dustbowl of the... Full story

 Obituaries    September 4, 2014

Obituary, Wanda Ann Andresen, 83

Wanda Ann Andresen, 83 passed away at the Wrangell Medical Center on July 16, 2014 with family by her side. Wanda Ann Brady-Casey, was born in 1930 in St. Louis, Mo., and spent her childhood... Full story

 Obituaries    August 28, 2014

Death Notice

Maury Buness passed away Saturday, August 23. Obituary to follow....

 Obituaries    August 28, 2014

Obituary: Randy Allan Hooker, 60

Randy Allan Hooker was a devoted father and loving friend. He was the true embodiment of a free spirit, dictating the narrative of his life with little regard for social norms and convincing all... Full story

 Obituaries    August 21, 2014

Obituary, Lester (Les) Olds, 88

Lester (Les) Olds of Wrangell passed away on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. He was born in Seattle, Wash. on Dec. 15, 1925. Les was a crewman aboard the heavy cruiser, the USS Portland, which fought in 18 ma... Full story

 Obituaries    August 14, 2014

Obituary, Ruth Warfel, 91

Ruth Warfel passed away at age 91 in Klamath Falls, Ore. on May 21, 2014, with family at her side. She was a large part of Wrangell for over 80 years. Ruth was born in Bellingham, Wash. on March 8,... Full story

 Obituaries    August 7, 2014

Obituaries: Robert (Bob) Sowle, 79

Robert (Bob) Sowle passed away on July 26, 2014. He was born March 28, 1935, in Ingahm, Neb. to Arthur and Edna Sowle. The family moved to Oregon when he was a child. Bob graduated from Nestucca High... Full story

 Obituaries    August 7, 2014

Obituary, Edward "Ted" McLean Eastaugh, 74

Lifelong Alaskan, Edward "Ted" McLean Eastaugh, 74, passed away July 16, 2014 at his home in Anchorage. Ted was born November 25, 1939 to William Ladd and Doris Jessie (McLean) Eastaugh in Seattle,... Full story

 Obituaries    July 17, 2014

Obituary: Marion Jay Neyman, 83

Marion Jay Neyman died Sunday, July 6, 2014, in his hometown of Wrangell with family by his side. He was born Feb. 19, 1931, in Burley, Idaho, to Dorothy and Virgil Neyman. The family moved to...

 Obituaries    July 3, 2014

Obituary: Marlene Delores Summerfield, 80

Marlene Delores Summerfield passed from this life peacefully May 23, 2014, under the compassionate care of the staff at Country Villa healthcare of Quincy. Her family was at her side. Marlene was born in Olympia, Wash., on July 16, 1933, to the late... Full story

 Obituaries    June 26, 2014

Obituary: Thomas C. Feller, Sr., 87

Thomas Charles Feller, Sr. died peacefully June 5 at the Alaska Native Medical Center surrounded by family and close friends after recently being diagnosed with cancer. Tom was born on November 9,... Full story

 Obituaries    June 12, 2014

Obituary: Evan Paul (E.P.) Lloyd, 92

Evan Paul (E.P.) Lloyd, 92, passed away on May 25, 2014 in Edmonds Wash. He was born in Wrangell, Alaska on October 26, 1921, the son of Chester Henry Lloyd and Inez Mabel Binkley. In his youth he... Full story

 Obituaries    May 1, 2014

Obituary: Daniel Scott Baldwin Sr., 82

Daniel Scott Baldwin Sr., husband, father of four and missionary pilot, died at the age of 82. He took off on his final flight, heaven bound, on April 17, 2014 at 7:50 am from his home in Wrangell, Al... Full story

 Obituaries    April 17, 2014

Obituary: Sandra Kay (Kenny) Griswold, 59   

Sandra Kay (Kenny) Griswold of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho passed away April 12, 2014 at the Hospice House in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho after a 5 year battle with multiple myeloma. Sandra was born January 15,... Full story

 Obituaries    April 3, 2014

Obituary: Anne Caroll Petticrew, 74

Anne Carroll (Carol Anne) (Mamsie) Petticrew, 75, of Wasilla died on March 20, 2014 in the arms of her children she loved so dearly. She was born December 27, 1938, in Nikolski (Umnak Island), Alaska... Full story

 Obituaries    March 20, 2014

Obituary: Bill Andrew Dodson, 66

Bill Andrew Dodson passed away unexpectedly Jan. 8, 2014. He made his home in Edna Bay, Alaska for the past twenty years. He moved to Alaska in 1980, first living two years in Point Baker, then ten... Full story

 Obituaries    March 6, 2014

Obituary: Louis A. Thompson, 77

Louis A. Thompson, 77, died on Jan. 8, 2014, in Palm Springs. He was born to Agnes Rose Young and Louis Thompson on July 21, 1936, in Kasaan. Mr. Thompson was raised in Kasaan and was given two Haida... Full story

 Obituaries    January 30, 2014

Obituary, Emil Nelson Churchill

Emil Nelson Churchill passed away peacefully January 12, 2014 in Wrangell, Alaska with loved ones by his side. Emil was born February 25, 1936 in Craig, Alaska to David and Rebecca Churchill. He was... Full story

 Obituaries    January 30, 2014

Obituary, John Wellons

John Wellons was born to Grace and Hubert Wellons, Sr. in Wrangell, Alaska on December 10, 1944, joining big brother Hoop. He was a lifelong Wrangellite, and loved this little town very much. He met... Full story

 Obituaries    January 16, 2014

Obituary, Orin F. Piatt, 75

Orin F. Piatt, 75, died of cancer December 21, 2013 at his home in Soldotna surrounded by his family. Piatt was born May 26, 1938 in Orofino, Idaho to Bill and Tana Piatt. Just a month shy of his... Full story


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