Mitchell M. ‘Mike’ Stelling

Mitchell Murvin “Mike” Stelling, 53, died March 7, 2014. He was born Feb. 9, 1961, in Redwood City, Calif. Stelling has family and many friends in Homer. A memorial service and potluck will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 23, 2014, at Russian Jack Springs Chalet in Anchorage. Guests are invited to visit the Botanical Gardens and aviary near the Chalet until 3 p.m. There will be a service in Valdez this summer to spread his ashes. The family requests donations to Bean’s Café or Brother Francis Shelter in lieu of flowers, as Mike would have wished.

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