Death Notices

Death Notice: Elmer Richard Ignell

Elmer Richard Ignell died on Dec. 11, 2018. He was 89. The public is invited to a celebration of his life at 3:30 p.m. Saturday,… Continue reading


Death Notice: Margaret “Janine” Cook

Margaret “Janine” Cook of Juneau died of cancer on Dec. 13, 2018. She was 63 years old. Cook was born March 11, 1955 in Provo,… Continue reading


Death Notice: Robert Leroy Nelson

Robert Leroy Nelson, of Grand Forks, North Dakota, died Dec. 24, 2018, surrounded by family due to complications from pneumonia. He was born June 6,… Continue reading


Death Notice: (John) Dennis O’Day

(John) Dennis O’Day of Colorado Springs, Colorado, died on Nov. 1, 2018. He was 79. O’Day was born on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada and… Continue reading

Death Notice: Robert James Bennett

Robert James Bennett, (T’eilweidi) died Nov. 30, 2018, surrounded by his family and friends. He was 75. Bennett was born to Alice and Joseph Bennett… Continue reading

Death Notice: David F. Blackwell

David Frank Blackwell died Nov. 13, 2018. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Church of God… Continue reading

Death Notice: Mary Ruby Donley

Mary Ruby Donley died Nov. 6, 2018, in Redlands, California. She was 86. Born in Galveston, Texas, to William and Arneta Sweeney, Donley graduated high… Continue reading

Death Notice: Mary Elizabeth Ebona Miller

Mary Elizabeth Ebona Miller, 70, died shortly after midnight on Oct. 3, 2018, at Shelton Health and Rehabilitation Center in Shelton, Washington. A Memorial and… Continue reading

Death Notice: Ronald Allen Peterson Sr.

Ronald Allen Peterson Sr. passed away unexpectedly but peacefully Sept. 4, 2018. Peterson was born Aug. 8, 1941 in Juneau, Alaska where his family owned… Continue reading

Death notice: Rudolf Blaha

Rudolf Blaha was born on May 11, 1950, and died Sept. 28, 2018, at his Juneau home.

Lawrence Gordon Meyer

A memorial service for Lawrence Gordon Meyer will be held on Friday, July 6 from noon-3 p.m. at the log shelter at Sandy Beach.… Continue reading

Memorial service scheduled for Fran Martin

Fran Martin (1958-2018) will be remembered at a memorial service scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Alaska Memorial Park. “Come join us as… Continue reading

Services set for George Henry Messerschmidt, Roberta (Messerschmidt) Arnold Spartz

George Henry Messerschmidt, who was born Jan. 11, 1935, died Nov. 17, 2017. A service is set for 10:30 a.m. June 16, 2018, at St.… Continue reading

Death Notice: Shannon L. Garrett

Shannon L. Garrett peacefully passed away surrounded by family and friends after a six-month battle with leukemia (AML). She was 70. Garrett was born Jan.… Continue reading

Death Notice: Gaylen Brevik

Gaylen Brevik of Lynden, Washington, died on April 10, 2018, as a result of complications after the double lung transplant he received in September. A… Continue reading

Death Notice: Harris Mukpik

Harris Mukpik died on April 7, 2018. A remembrance gathering for family and friends will be announced at a later date.… Continue reading

Death notice: Gary Bell

Gary Bell walked into the woods on April 7, 2018. He was born on Sept. 26, 1964. A Celebration of Life will be announced at… Continue reading

Death Notice: John Larsen

John Larsen died last week at age 95, surrounded by friends and family. Born in Warsaw, New York, to Dorothy (Radliff) Larsen and John Larsen… Continue reading

Emily May (Nelson) Piceno

Emily May (Nelson) Piceno was born in Juneau, Alaska, on June 4, 1954. She passed away Feb. 25, 2018, in her home with her family… Continue reading

Dr. C. Douglas Jones

Longtime Juneau resident Dr. Doug Jones passed away on Feb. 21, 2018. He is survived by his wife Stefanie Jones; sons Sean Douglas Jones and… Continue reading