Story last updated at 4:58 p.m. Thursday, October 24, 2002

Jonathan B. Mudrick


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Jonathan B. Mudrick  
Soldotna resident Jonathan Bradley Mudrick, 31, died Oct. 19, at Providence Hospital in Anchorage. A funeral service is noon Thursday, Oct. 24 at Kalifonsky Christian Center, with Rev. Steve Toliver officiating, followed by a reception at the Christian Center. Burial is at 4 p.m. in Hickerson Cemetery in Homer.

Pallbearers will be Ken Farnen, Shawn Root, Kurt Hahn, Jack Page, Brian Decker, Seth Densmore, Rich McGahan, and Greg Edelman.

Mr. Mudrick was born Jan. 23, 1971 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He attended Texas A & M Firefighting Training and attended community college in Homer and Soldotna.

He moved to Homer in 1989 where he lived until he his move to Soldotna in 1997. Jon worked for Cispri and Carlile Trucking since 2000.

He was a member of Kalifonsky Christian Center and really enjoyed attending Young Adults with Jack and Cheryl Page.

Jon enjoyed snowmachining, camping with friends and family, going on dates with his wife, playing guitar, and eating ice cream with his girls.

His wife said, "Jonathan Bradley Mudrick loved his Lord, his wife and family, life and Alaska. He never did anything halfway or half-speed. He always sought a better way to do things. He was full of humor and loved to leave people laughing. He had a passion for fishing and enjoyed building things for family and friends. Our sadness at his death is softened by the tremendous joy of the life he shared with us. He loved his friends whole-heartedly."

Jon is survived by his wife, April Mudrick of Soldotna; daughters, Breanna, Teirra and Mikala Mudrick of Soldotna; parents, Roy and Carol Mudrick of Fairhope, Ala., Mother-In-Law, Audrey Little of Kenai; sister, Lisa Decker of Fairhope; grandparents, Andrew and Shirley Mudrick of Greendale, Wis. and Catherine Morrey of Princeton, Wis., Brothers-in law; Steve Mills of Nikiski, Brian Decker of Fairhope, and Jason Feucht of Lewistion, Idaho, Sisters-in-law; Annette Mills of Nikiski, Alison Feucht of Lewiston, Idaho, and Mary Little of Kenai, Nieces and Nephews; Shaley, Kaitlynn, Isaac and Josiah Decker, Sonja and Sheena Mills, Donald James , Danielle and Samantha Little, James and Anna Feucht.

A memorial fund is being set up at Alaska USA, Soldotna branch for his children. Peninsula Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.