Place an Obituary

Obituaries of lower Kenai Peninsula residents or former residents (including part-time residents) will be published free of charge as a service under these conditions:

  • The text must be no more than 700 words. The Homer News reserves the right to edit obituaries to fit Associated Press and house style.
  • We will not edit obituaries to fit this word limit. Anyone wishing to publish an obituary longer than 700 words may have the obituary published as a paid display ad. The newsroom will not be involved in any editing of display ads.
  • It is preferable to submit obituaries through funeral homes. Obituaries submitted by families should be done by a single family contact who is responsible for content. At our discretion, we may ask for additional documentation to verify a death.
  • A photograph may be included. Color photos will be used on the website and black-and-white photos in print.

Send obituaries with a high-resolution photo to:

Homer News
3482 Landings St.
Homer, Alaska 99603


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