• Longtime Homer resident Ordell Christianson, 65, passed away on Jan. 16, 2013, in a South Carolina hospital. Ordell was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer on Dec. 31, 2012. He traveled to South Carolina soon after to visit his brother, Vernon, and sister-in-law, Connie Christianson, and to receiv...

    Mon, 02/04/2013 - 1:28pm
  • Raymond Ray Deitz, 85, died Jan. 5, 2013, at his home in Anchor Point. Ray was born Oct. 27, 1927, in Seldovia and was raised on the family homestead in Homer. Ray s father, Jack Deitz Sr., started the family homestead on the bench lands of Kachemak Bay in 1922 after marrying Gladys Cooper of Ninilc...

    Mon, 02/04/2013 - 1:27pm
  • Betty L. Snow, 91, died Dec. 27, 2012, at the Friendship Terrace in Homer. The family held a private memorial to scatter her ashes in Kachemak Bay. The extended family will gather in August....

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:10pm
  • Anchor Point resident Claude "Larry" Dixon Jr., 71, died Dec. 21, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital, Homer. A 35-year Alaska resident, Larry was born Jan. 28, 1941, in Blackshear, Ga., to Claude and Vera (Hunter) Dixon. He grew up in Thunderbolt and Savannah, Ga. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force at...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:09pm
  • Laurence Michael Chadwick also known as "Larry," "Chad" and "Mike," a resident of Homer, passed away on Jan. 14, 2013, at the age of 74. A celebration of his life will take place this spring with the time and place to be announced.He was born on Dec. 21, 1938, in Kent, Wash. He migrated to Anchorage...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:08pm
  • Michael Anderson Bennett, 19, of Homer, passed away at home on Jan. 9, 2013, surrounded by his loved ones -- family and caregivers -- with "Over the Rainbow" and the sound of the ocean surf playing in the background. Michael was born Dec. 5, 1993, in Homer. In early 1994, Michael developed a rare ne...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 1:13pm
  • Paula Setterquist, 58, lost her battle with cancer on the morning of Jan. 6, 2013, in her home, surrounded by loved ones.Paula was beloved by her family, friends and the community as a whole. Her creativity and character were shown in her many contributions and volunteer services throughout Homer, a...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 12:30pm
  • Homer resident Linda Kay Jandt, 65, passed away quietly Dec. 30, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. Memorial services are at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at Saint John's Catholic Church. Memorial donations may be made to Saint John's Catholic Church.Linda was born in Lawton, Okla. She me...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 12:29pm
  • Surrounded by his family, Larry Nathan Van Sandt was taken home to the Lord on Dec. 30, 2012, after a hard-fought battle with lung cancer. He was born Larry Nathan Van Valkenburgh in Maryland, N.Y., on March 2, 1958, and was adopted by Dale M. Van Sandt when he was 14. He moved to Homer with his fam...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 10:16am
  • Homer resident Louis J. Landry, 92, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at Friendship Terrace in Homer. No services are planned at this time....

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 10:14am

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