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 Obituaries    September 24, 2015

Obituary, Edward "Ned" S. Ousley, 54

Edward "Ned" S. Ousley passed away on Aug. 17, 2015. Ned was born to Mary Ann and Paul Ousley on Nov. 25, 1960, in Portland, Ore. In 1969, he moved to Florida, graduating from Deland High School in... Full story

 Obituaries    July 23, 2015

Obituary, Frederick Clarence Angerman Sr., 82

Frederick Clarence Angerman Sr., passed away on June 27, 2015, after a long struggle with cancer at the age of 82. Born September 3, 1932, Fred was the second of four children to Austrian immigrant... Full story

 Obituaries    June 18, 2015

Obituary, Bob Prunella

Bob Prunella Wrangell's own "master of ceremonies and auctioneer extraordinaire" has taken his final bow. After a brief, brave, intense bout with metastasized pancreatic cancer, Bob died May 26th 2015... Full story

 Obituaries    June 18, 2015

Obituary, Jace Benjamin Appleman

Jace Benjamin Appleman, born January 2, 2015, treasured son of Cole Appleman and Rachel Lucas was suddenly and unexpectedly taken from us on May 31, 2015. Jace is survived by his brother Jared and... Full story

 Obituaries    May 28, 2015

Obituary: Roland J. Larsen, 84

Roland Larsen was born in Sioux Falls, S.D, on July 20, 1930, and raised on a farm. He completed high school in 1948, after which time he moved to Desmet, S.D., to work on a farm belonging to family... Full story

 Obituaries    May 14, 2015

Obituary: Mikeal Howard Messinger, 54

Mikeal Howard Messinger passed away after a short battle with cancer on April 21, 2015, in Anchorage. He was born in Wrangell on July 26, 1960. He was preceded in death by his brothers John Broad and Paul Broad, his mother Emma Kuntz, and his father... Full story

 Obituaries    April 30, 2015

Obituary, Carl F. Campbell, 55

Carl F. Campbell, 55, died April 12, 2015, at Evergreen Hospice in Kirkland, Wash. from complications with cancer. He was born June 3, 1959, in Seattle, Wash. and moved with his family to Wrangell in... Full story

 Obituaries    April 30, 2015

Obituary, Zbigniew (Benny) Jankowski, 83

Zbigniew (Benny) Jankowski, 83, passed away April 24, 2015, after a long period of living with cancer. Benny was born in Warsaw, Poland, on May 23, 1931. After World War II, at the age of 14, he came... Full story

 Obituaries    April 23, 2015

Obituary: Leonard Oswald Olsen, 92

Leonard Oswald Olsen, longtime commercial fisherman, passed away March 31, 2015, at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, Wash. He was born September 26, 1922, in Tea Harbor, Juneau, to Peter Aure and L... Full story

 Obituaries    April 9, 2015

Obituary: John Eilert Eilertsen, 62

John Eilert Eilertsen, 62, died March 27, 2015, in Wrangell, Alaska. He was born the second child of Arne and Blodwen (Olson) Eilertsen on December 27, 1952, in Salem, Ore. He married Jacqueline...

 Obituaries    April 2, 2015

Obituary, Obituary: Laura Nan Johnston, 82

Laura Nan Johnston, 82 died on January 19, 2015. Born to Wendell and June Abell, on February 26, 1932 in Chama, N.M. Laura's mother taught for The Bureau of Indian Affairs moving them to Sitka,... Full story

 Obituaries    March 26, 2015

Obituary, Samuel Raymond Privett

Samuel Raymond Privett (Sam) died on February 13, 2015. He was born December 17, 1922, in Ava, Missouri. He spent his youth helping his father, Everett, and mother, Elsie, work their farm. After... Full story

 Obituaries    March 26, 2015

Obituary, Raymond Arnold Pederson, 71

Raymond Arnold Pederson, 71, left us suddenly on March 11, 2015. He was born on January 11, 1944 in Petersburg, Alaska to Palmer and June (Nygaard) Pederson. In 1959, Ray and his sister Joanne, moved... Full story

 Obituaries    February 12, 2015

Obituary, Robert "Bob" Paul Shymanski, 60

Robert "Bob" Paul Shymanski, 60, of Wrangell, Alaska unexpectedly died on February 5, 2015. He was born in Wausau, Wis. on February 25, 1954. His passions in life were spending time with his... Full story

 Obituaries    February 5, 2015

Obituary: Lenora Fern Moore, 95

Longtime Wrangell resident Lenora Moore, 95, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter Susan in Salem, Ore. on January 27, 2015. Lenora Fern Staggs was born in Fort Collins, Colo. on May 3,... Full story

 Obituaries    January 29, 2015

Obituaries: Nondas Leah Taylor Haux, 100

Nondas Leah Taylor Haux, 100, died on January 9, 2015 in Wrangell, Alaska. She was born on April 28, 1914 to Charles and Ester Taylor in Connorsville, Ind. She decided to follow Jesus when she was five years old and taught Sunday school for many... Full story

 Obituaries    January 29, 2015

Obituary, Joel Neuschwander, 77

Joel Neuschwander, 77, passed away Dec. 26, 2014, with family by his side in Hubbard, Ore. He was born on January 27, 1937 to Ruth and Arthur Neuschwander, the middle child of seven siblings;... Full story

 Obituaries    January 29, 2015


The populace of Wrangell, Alaska, is much the poorer with the passing of life-time resident, Edward "Eddie" Earl Kalkins, Jr., on January 21, 2015. For over a century, the Kalkins' name has occupied... Full story

 Obituaries    January 15, 2015

Obituary, Pauline Martin, 22

Pauline Martin, 22, died on December 12, 2014 after a battle with cancer in Seattle, Wash. Pauline was the daughter of Neal Martin and Frannie Rinehart Martin. Her uncle Bill Johnson helped her... Full story

 Obituaries    January 15, 2015

Obituary, Patricia Ann Roppel

Patricia Ann Roppel passed away peacefully after a short battle with a very aggressive cancer on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 in Bellevue, Washington. Patricia was born in Ellensburg, Washington on April... Full story

 Obituaries    January 8, 2015

Obituary: Glenora E. Barlow, 92

Glenora E. Barlow, 92, passed away December 12, 2014 in Wrangell. She was born April 1, 1922 in Wrangell to Paddy and Elizabeth Thomas. In 1940 she married Dennis Barlow on Dec 31, as remembered, the...

 Obituaries    January 1, 2015

Obituary: Jerald Leroy Sarff, 62

Long time Wrangell resident Jerald "Jerry" Leroy Sarff, 62, passed peacefully from this mortal life on December 21, 2014, at home surrounded by his family. Jerry was born November 26, 1952 in... Full story

 Obituaries    December 25, 2014

Obituary, Joseph W. Kuntz, 73

Joseph W. Kuntz "Joe", "Joe Cool," passed away November 25, 2014 in Wrangell, where he lived for 70 years. He was born to Joe and Sarah Kuntz in Fromberg, Mont. on November 18, 1941. He attended... Full story

 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


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