Obituaries

Frank Andrew Hatfield

Frank Andrew Hatfield, 59, died suddenly Sept. 4, 2013. Born Aug. 5, 1954, Frank grew up in Homer. After working on the Alaska Pipeline, he… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2013

Connie Nadine Smith

Homer resident Connie Nadine Smith, 65, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at her home. Memorial services will be 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at… Continue reading

Raphael Terry “Ataaka Raphadeelio” Dumont

Raphael “Ataaka-Raphadeelio” Terry Dumont died Aug. 18, 2013. He was born Jan. 27, 2013, to his parents, Coty and Ephimia Dumont. Funeral Services were held… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2013

Anthony Damek McAllistar Guerra

Anthony Damek McAllistar Guerra, 9, went to be with the Lord at 9 a.m. Aug. 2, 2013, after drowning at Bishop’s Beach on July 25.… Continue reading

  • Aug 28, 2013

Mark Joseph Yohman

A potluck  celebration of  the life of Mark Yohman is at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at the Kenai Landings restaurant on Cannery Road… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2013

Thomas Wilson “Tom” Temple

Thomas Temple passed away at Alaska Regional Hospital on June 6, 2013, from complications related to his heart transplant. Now that fishing season is over,… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2013

Juanita Cox

Juanita Cox, 92, born on Aug. 29, 1920, “woke up in the arms of the Lord on the morning of Aug. 13, 2013,” her family… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2013

Olga M. Fomin

Lifelong Alaska Native and Port Graham resident Olga M. Fomin, 58, passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in Port Graham. Funeral services were held 2… Continue reading

  • Aug 21, 2013

Caron Coons Davis

Caron Coons Davis, 61, beloved wife of Paul Davis, died peacefully on Friday, August 9, 2013, due to complications from a double lung transplant, and… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2013

Lonnie T. Byars

Lonnie Truman Byars, 67, a long-time Alaskan communication systems pioneer who was instrumental in implementing analog, satellite, microwave, digital, and fiber optic systems in Alaska,… Continue reading

Carl Frederick Bannick Jr.

Carl Frederick “Fred” Bannick was a familiar face around Homer. He passed away Nov. 20, 2012. His family is holding a memorial service and military… Continue reading

  • Aug 14, 2013

Shirley C. Henry

Shirley Cres Henry, 84, passed away, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, surrounded by her family at her home in Anchorage. Memorial services will be held 4… Continue reading

Harry John Buccilli

Longtime Alaska resident Mr. Harry John Buccilli, 71, passed away, Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS… Continue reading

Mark H. Matthews

Homer resident Mr. Mark Harland Matthews, 61, died Sunday, July 28, 2013, in Homer.  Mark was born Nov. 19, 1951, to Harland and Alice (Smith)… Continue reading

Kemper L. Sackman

Kemper Lane Sackman, 63, passed away in his sleep in Homer on July 25, 2013. A celebration of his life will be held from 3-7… Continue reading

Caroline Gill

Caroline Gill died peacefully of old age on Sunday, July 21, 2013, in Homer. She was 95. Born in Wheeling, W.V., to William Brownlee and… Continue reading

  • Aug 7, 2013

Lewis J. Byerly

Lewis John Byerly, 55, died July 4, 2013, in Homer, doing what he loved: working on a commercial fishing vessel. A memorial is at 2… Continue reading

Martha B. Visger

Homer resident Martha Bernice Visger, 92, passed away June 28, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital Long Term Care in Homer. A memorial service will be… Continue reading

Dorothy A. Kabisch

Dorothy A. Kabisch May 24, 1919-July 27, 2013 Dorothy Anderson Kabisch, 94, passed away peacefully at home in Pasadena, Texas, on July 27, 2013. No… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2013

Peter J.T. Janke

Peter J.T. Janke June 3, 1998-July 20, 2013 Lifelong Alaskan and Clam Gulch resident, Peter John Thomas Janke, 15, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, due… Continue reading