Local obituary notices in Anchorage, AK
Friday Jul 3 | via Verde Independent
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents Ben and Catherine Bonham and husband Dale K. Strickland. She is survived by sons Randy Strickland of Camp Verde, Kevin Strickland of San Jose, CA, Tim Strickland of Anchorage, AK, Sean Strickland of Burbank, CA and Joel Strickland of Parker, CO; daughter Katie Brown of Burbank, CA; 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Comment?
Friday Jul 3 | via Clare County Review
Freda Mae LaVoye, age 81, of Farwell, passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2015 at her daughter's home in Mt. Pleasant. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 30 | via Patch.com
A Northbrook native is honoring the memory of his next-door neighbor by participating in a 70-day, 4,000-mile for cancer research - according to the Northbrook Star. Shawn Killian is be part of the Texas 4000, a journey of more than 4,000 miles from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska completed by students at the University of Texas, where Killian is currently studying. Comment?
Thursday Jun 25 | via WCAX-TV Burlington
Vandals have targeted monuments dedicated to the leaders and soldiers of the Confederacy, painting the slogan "Black lives matter" on memorials in a half-dozen states where the landmarks stand tall in parks and outside... Consumers directly affected in more than 30 states are expressing relief over a Supreme Court decision upholding government financial help with insurance costs. Consumers directly affected in more than 30 states are expressing relief over a Supreme Court decision upholding government financial help with insurance costs. Comment?
Thursday Jun 25 | via The Indian Express
All nine people aboard a sightseeing plane died in crash Thursday in southeast Alaska, authorities said, but stormy weather was preventing the immediate recovery of the bodies. Rain and wind forced an end to recovery efforts Thursday night in the rugged terrain about 20 miles northeast of Ketchikan. Comment?
Thursday Jun 25 | via KFBB
Scientists and volunteers tethered in safety gear and ice cleats painsta... . In this Wednesday, June 10, 2015, aerial photo, the toe or leading edge of Colony Glacier and Inner Lake George is shown near Anchorage, Alaska. Comment?
Thursday Jun 25 | via Boston Herald
Mrs. Klein was an employee of Carr's Safeway in Anchorage, Alaska. She moved to Medford, Ore., in 1972, where she was employed by Medford School District 549C. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 24 | via Evening Sun
Scientists and volunteers tethered in safety gear and ice cleats painstakingly scoured the frozen dirt and ice to see if a glacier had given up any more of its dead before they are swept into a lake and lost to history. Fifty-two service members died when their airplane smashed into an Alaska mountain more than 60 years ago. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 23 | via Community Advocate Newspaper
Carl Y. Saari Jr., 82, a longtime resident of Hudson, died unexpectedly at Marlborough Hospital Friday, June 19, 2015. He was predeceased by his former wife and mother of his children, Patricia G. Saari. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 23 | via Pequot Lakes Echo
Virginia Carmela Zarr age 96 of Deerwood died on June 23, 2015 at the Lake Ridge Care Center in Buffalo. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage police have identified the construction worker who died Tuesday when a trench collapsed as 23-year-old Samuel Morgan. Around 1 p.m. Tuesday, police, medics and a search-and-rescue team responded to the construction area in South Anchorage near 91st Avenue and King Street. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via The Indianapolis Star
He was in the banking industry for almost 25 years. For the past several years he was employed at TD Bank in Maryland. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 16 | via The Star Press
Danny was born in Muncie on April 12, 1969. Danny graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1987 and graduated from Ball State University with a BS in Economics. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 16 | via Anchorage Daily News
A 23-year-old construction worker died Tuesday afternoon after a trench collapsed in South Anchorage, according to the Anchorage Police Department. John See, Anchorage Fire Department spokesman, said an AFD search-and-rescue team, police and medics responded to the intersection of 91st Avenue and King Street shortly after 1 p.m. The construction worker, whom police have not identified, had been working on a sewer pipe in a trench that measured roughly 7 feet deep by 15 feet across when it collapsed and buried him, said APD Sgt. Comment?
Sunday Jun 14 | via Anchorage Daily News
The Alaska Engineering Commission Record Book lists purchasers, sale prices and initial payments of townsite lots in the original Anchorage townsite and also of lots in the south and east additions between 1915 and 1917. The book has been re-bound in the intervening years. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 10 | via Anchorage Daily News
A team of military searchers, anthropologists and mountaineers is once again trying to turn back the clock on the crash of a C-124 Globemaster cargo plane that slammed into a mountainside above Southcentral Alaska's Colony Glacier in 1952. Everyone aboard the aircraft died in the crash. Comment?
Monday Jun 8 | via The Bennington Banner
A family filed a lawsuit Monday against a funeral home owner after the discovery of 11 bodies intended for cremation, some in a state of decay in a damp garage. The wife of a 55-year-old man who died in May accused the funeral home owner of mistreating the body by failing to have it embalmed or properly refrigerated as required by state law. Comment?
Monday Jun 8 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
A memorial service planned by Aretha Franklin for her late father and brother has drawn hundreds of people to a Detroit church where they were ministers. The Detroit News reports the Sunday service featuring gospel music and a free soul food buffet packed New Bethel Baptist Church. Comment?
Monday Jun 8 | via Berkshire Eagle
Police identified the victims of the weekend crash as 25-year-old Jennifer Archila and 21-year-old Brian Archila. Twenty-one-year-old Lilibeth Vasquez, of Framingham, survived. Comment?
May 8, 2015 | via Fetch Your News
He is survived by his son & daughter-in-law: Jim & Sheri Faix of Jasper, step-son & step-daughter-in law, Bobby & Trish Ray, Anchorage, AK; sisters, Helena Faix-Flohr, Missoula, MT, Margaret Reterink, San Jose, CA amd 3 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at Cagle Funeral Home on Friday June 19, 2015 from 4:30pm until 8pm and again on Saturday from 8am until prior to the funeral hour. Comment?
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