Lucas Michael Hrenchir

Lucas Michael Hrenchir

Lucas Michael Hrenchir

Lucas Michael Hrenchir

March 14, 1979 – Jan. 29, 2021

Lucas Hrenchir, age 41, was born in Homer, Alaska to Michael and Barbara Hrenchir.

He is survived by his wife, Claire Hrenchir; their three sons, Cade, Jack and David of Homer; his sister, Casey Stewart; her husband, Josh Stewart; and their two daughters, Olive and Eleanor of Tumwater, Washington; and his father.

Lucas is preceded in death by his sweet mother.

Lucas is the eldest grandson of Gus and Rita Weber, of Homer, nephew to Mark and Frankie Weber of Homer, and Craig and Claudia Johnson of Soldotna, Mary Hrenchir of Missouri, Dan and Beth Manley of Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

Lucas graduated from Homer High School in 1997 where he met and later married his wife, Claire. He served five years in the U.S. Navy as an F-14 airframe mechanic with the VF-32 squadron out of Virginia Beach, Virginia. For 18 years, Lucas has worked on the North Slope as a turbine overhaul mechanic and field mechanic. He developed many lifelong friendships during school, his time in the Navy, and on the Slope.

Lucas was an avid collector and loved animals. Lucas was well loved by his family and friends and will be dearly missed. A memorial service is being planned for summer 2021.

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