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 Obituaries    July 21, 2016 

Obituary: Dorothy 'Dot' Dow, 94

Dorothy 'Dot' Dow, 94, passed away on July 13, 2016. She was born in Wilton, Maine, July 8, 1922, the youngest of three children. She graduated from Wilton Academy and attended secretarial school... Full story

 Obituaries    July 7, 2016

Death Notice

Matthew Leon Thompson, 50, passed away June 24, 2016 after a long struggle with cancer. A celebration of his life will take place in Wrangell at a later date....

 Obituaries    June 30, 2016

Obituary: Richard Bert Hansen, 85

Richard Bert Hansen, 85, passed away June 20, 2016 in Palm Springs, California. He was born in Cordova, Alaska on December 8, 1930 to Grace and William Hansen. Richard grew up in Cordova and Juneau,... Full story

 Obituaries    June 23, 2016

Obituary, Debra McCormack, 60

Debra McCormack (nee Ferguson), 60, passed away in the comfort of her family on June 30, 2015 after a long fought battle with cancer. She was born at Bishop Rowe Hospital in Wrangell, Alaska on... Full story

 Obituaries    June 23, 2016

Gary Bernard Booker, 62

Gary Bernard Booker, 62, of Wrangell, Alaska passed away peacefully June 4, 2016 at the Wrangell Medical Center. Gary was born April 23, 1954 in Everett, Wash. and was the eldest of six children. He... Full story

 Obituaries    June 16, 2016

Obituary: Margaret Gross-Hope, Koodeina.át, 88

Margaret June DeWitt Gross-Hope, 88, "walked into the forest" on June 3, 2016, in Sitka, Alaska. She was born to Forrest and Martha (James) DeWitt on June 3, 1928, in Wrangell, Alaska, the first of... Full story

 Obituaries    June 9, 2016

Death Notice

Margaret Gross-Hope passed peacefully on June 3, 2016 in Sitka, Alaska. Services will be held in Sitka, tentatively planned for the week of June 20. A full obituary will follow.... Full story

 Obituaries    June 2, 2016

Obituary: Gregory Gene Scheff, 61

Gregory Gene Scheff, 61, died in a devastating plane accident April 8, 2016 on Admiralty Island, near Angoon, Alaska on route to a survey job at the Alaska Marine Highway Terminal. Greg was born in Cr... Full story

 Obituaries    May 5, 2016

Obituary, David Robert Galla

David Robert Galla of Wrangell, Alaska passed away April 8, 2016 in a tragic accident. Dave was born on March 3, 1956 in Roseburg, Ore. to Robert and Donna Galla, then starting out in the logging... Full story

 Obituaries    May 5, 2016

Obituary, Marian Paul DeWitt, 94

Marian Paul DeWitt, 94, passed away on April 17, 2016 in Anchorage, Alaska. She lived and worked tirelessly to raise up her children and some her grandchildren. Marian was born in Petersburg, Alaska... Full story

 Obituaries    April 14, 2016

Obituary: Keith G. Bloom, 91

Keith G. Bloom, 91, passed away March 26, 2016 in Gresham Ore. He was born in Blatchly, Ore. on August 24, 1924. His family moved to Minocquia, Wis. for a period of time before returning to Sandy,... Full story

 Obituaries    April 7, 2016

Obituary: Theodore (Ted) Kyle Torgramsen, 4

Theodore (Ted) Kyle Torgramsen, 49, of Wrangell, Alaska, passed away peacefully on Feb. 6, 2016 in Seattle, Wash. Ted was born in Sitka, Alaska, on August 10, 1966. He's the fourth child of the late... Full story

 Obituaries    March 3, 2016

Obituary, Ronald D McIrvin, 79

Ronald D McIrvin, 79, of Wrangell, Alaska, passed away on February 26, 2016 in Wenatchee, Wash. succumbing to colon cancer while attended by his family. Ron was born on August 21, 1936 in Yakima,... Full story

 Obituaries    January 21, 2016

Obituary: Mabel E. Fennimore, 89

Mabel E, Fennimore, 89, passed away January 12, 2016 in Wasilla, Alaska. She was born in Wray, Colo. on Jan. 22, 1926. After graduating from Queen Anne High School in 1944, Mabel worked on the... Full story

 Obituaries    January 14, 2016

Obituary, Alice "Sandy" Martin Powers Sabo, 74

Alice "Sandy" Martin Powers Sabo, 74, passed away at Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska, on Dec. 6, 2015, after a brief illness, surrounded by friends and family. She was born in Wrangell,... Full story

 Obituaries    January 7, 2016

Death Notice

James Anderson passed away December 9, 2015 peacefully at the age of 76. He was born in California.... Full story

 Obituaries    December 17, 2015

Obituary: Fr. Thomas Lee Weise, Jr., 46

The Reverend Thomas Lee (Joseph) Weise, Jr., 46, a priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Juneau, Alaska, died December 6, 2015, following a cardiac arrest suffered while visiting family members in... Full story

 Obituaries    November 26, 2015

Obituary, George Patton Mann, 74

George Patton Mann, 74, died November 16, 2015, in Opelika, Ala. He was born in Birmingham, Ala., on December 27, 1940. George graduated from Baylor High School in Chattanooga, Tenn., in 1960 where... Full story

 Obituaries    November 12, 2015

Obituary: Isaac Johan Musser, 28

Isaac Johan Musser, 28, died on October 27. He was born in Wrangell on October 20, 1987 to Brenna (Ritchie) Musser and Jim Musser IV and lived here until moving to the Seattle area with his family in... Full story

 Obituaries    November 5, 2015

Obituary: Theodore (Ted) William Thomassen, 75

Theodore (Ted) William Thomassen, 75, passed away unexpectedly in Sitka, Alaska, on Oct. 16, 2015. Ted was born Aug. 9, 1940 in Petersburg, Alaska to Haakon and Eleanor Thomassen. He was an avid... Full story

 Obituaries    November 5, 2015

Obituary, Candace Chase Stevenson, 65

Candace Chase Stevenson, 65, died on October 21, 2015, in Eugene Ore. from complications of diabetes. She was born on Jan. 20, 1950 at Bishop Rowe Hospital in Wrangell to Hattie and Duke Chase. She... Full story

 Obituaries    November 5, 2015

Death Notice

Isaac Musser passed away October 27, 2015 in Juneau, Alaska at the age of 28. A full obituary will follow.... Full story

 Obituaries    October 29, 2015

Obituary, Eleanor Irene (Desch) Bonn, 89

Eleanor Irene (Desch) Bonn, 89, of Albany, Ore., passed peacefully of age-related causes Oct. 16, 2015, in Corvallis, Ore. She was born on June 4, 1926, in Shaw, the oldest of five daughters of Frances and Charles Desch. When she was 13, she moved...

 Obituaries    October 15, 2015

Obituary: Nellie Margaret Gunderson (Torgramsen), 83

Nellie Margaret Gunderson (Torgramsen) passed away in Portland, Oregon, on September 30, 2015.  She was born July 25, 1932, in Wrangell, on Shakes Island, to Gunnar and Margaret Gunderson. Nellie... Full story

 Obituaries    October 15, 2015

Obituary, Johanna Julia Rinehart

Johanna Julia Rinehart was born January 5, 1938 in Tofield Alberta Canada. She was the 9th of 13 children, born to Fred and Sophia Lappenbush. Joann came to the US to finish high school. She first... Full story


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