Homer Alaska - Obituaries

Story last updated at 12:01 PM on Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Dixie Blanchard




November 22, 1938 July 2, 2012

Longtime Homer resident, Ms. Dixie Blanchard, 73, died Monday, July 2, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer.

Funeral services were at 11 a.m., July 11, 2012, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 2821 East End Road in Homer. A viewing was held half an hour prior to the funeral service. Her burial followed the services at the Hickerson Cemetery on Diamond Ridge Road.

Dixie was born Nov. 22, 1938, in Salmon, Idaho. She moved to Homer in 1985, where she lived in her home on Diamond Ridge Road. Dixie had seven sons and one daughter. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and watching the birds. She had a great view from her living room and enjoyed looking at the ocean. Dixie was best known for Dixies Country Kitchen. She will be deeply missed.

She is survived by her longtime partner Keith Kohler and her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Arrangements were made by Homer Funeral Home.

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