Katherine Jean Tibbles, 75, died May 23, 2021 at Lighthouse Memory Care in Anacortes, Washington, after a long illness.

Carol passed away on Saturday, May 22nd in her home in Boise surrounded by her loving family. It was the day of her 60th wedding anniversary.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

Albert Matthew Kookesh, 72, died May 28, 2021, at his home in Angoon, surrounded by family and loved ones.

James “Jim” W. Mortensen, 90, died on May 4, 2021, peacefully from lung cancer at his home in Bend, Oregon.

Albert Matthew Kookesh, 72, died May 28, 2021, at his home in Angoon, surrounded by family and loved ones. 

Frank Wilton Sharp, 89, died May 12, 2021, peacefully at his home in Angoon.

William Servis Ninemire was born on September 6, 1942. He had a massive stroke and passed away peacefully on May 17, 2021 at Providence Hospital in Anchorage Alaska.

Francis Boyd Haldane (Frank) journeyed home on May 11, 2021, he was 94. Born June 21, 1926, in Metlakatla, Alaska, two months premature, weighing only three pounds. His parents kept him alive on a hot water bottle by the wood stove feeding him with an eye dropper.

“There’s a song that Colleen, John, Candi (Pickrell) Austin, & Shari sang sometimes at the Assembly Church, called Freely, Freely. Two lines especially remind me so much of Colleen and how she continued to be a light and joy in her life, sharing God’s love with others many others: “And i…

Leonard “Len” Laurance, 88, a tireless proponent of all things “Ketchikan” and considered by many “Mr. Ketchikan” and the “father” of the modern local tourism industry, died in Bellingham on April 8. Len and his wife Judy had moved to Bellingham for medical reasons in 2019.

Michael S. Vig, 46, died March 19, 2021, in Ketchikan.

Michael Lee Lindgren, 65, died April 26, 2021, peacefully at home after a short battle with cancer.

Jessica Leighton, 44, passed away peacefully at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle on April 8, 2021, with family by her side.

On Friday, April 16, Larry Miller, loving brother, uncle and friend passed away at his home. He was 66 years old.

Kathy J.Dunne, Age 66, was born on June 24, 1954 and passed away peacefully on March 12, 2021, surrounded by her two surviving children, Missy & Jony.

Shirley Ann Boyd, 86, passed away peacefully surrounded by family this April 2021.  She was born in Hydaburg, Alaska in February 1935 to Victor Haldane and Josie Alexander.  She leaves behind a family of characters who shared her fondness for shenanigans.  The family members Shirley leaves b…

Jack William Falzarano, Jr., age 64 died February 2, 2021 in Ketchikan, Alaska. He was born October 25, 1956 in Belfast, Maine.

“But now, thus says the Lord, who created you, O Jacob, and He who formed you, O Israel:  “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; you are Mine.  When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you.  When you wa…

Larry P. Bryant, 65, died April 3, 2021, unexpectedly at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington.

Toni Klinger passed away peacefully on April 7, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born on January 20, 1948 to Mary E. (Brumfield) Aubuchon and Henry F. (Tony) Aubuchon and raised in Montesano, Washington. She married Ron Klinger on January 5, 1968. Toni and Ron moved their family to Ket…

Nevin Stanley May (84) died peacefully at home on March 28, 2021, surrounded by family.

Lee Charles Farstad, 71, died Dec. 29, 2020, unexpectedly in Fairbanks.

On Friday, March 26, Kurt Brodersen passed away at University of Washington Medical Center after a brief battle with cancer. He was 71 years old.

Melissa P. Withers, 68, died Feb. 6, 2021, in Post Falls, Idaho, following a six-year battle with breast cancer. She was born Aug. 24, 1952 in Windsor, North Carolina.

Kathy Fischer, 64, died Feb. 25, 2021, at Banner Health University Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona.

On March 14, 2021, the world lost a wonderful poet.  Marla Delene Olsen, 79, passed away peacefully in her home in Colville, WA.  She was born on April 9, 1941 in Colville, WA to Delbert and Marion (Wright) Scoles.

Judy Ann Hudson, 77, died Jan. 21, 2021 at the Anchorage Pioneer Home.

Nancy Lee Haney passed peacefully with her husband at her side on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 at Providence Alaska Medical Center, from an inoperable internal hemorrhage. 

A loving and dedicated husband, father, and grandfather, Leslie Orval Hiatt passed away of natural causes in Ketchikan, Alaska on March 3, 2021 at age 86. 

Fernando D. Roma, 85, died Feb. 23, 2021, in Federal Way, Washington.

Larry Gene Romero, 68, passed away on February 22, 2021. Larry grew up in Ketchikan, AK and graduated from Kayhi class of 1970. As a young man growing up, his wild and adventurous, free thinking nature prepared him for his life ahead in Seattle.

 Joan was born May 21, 1927 in Ketchikan, Alaska — the same day that Charles Lindberg flew the Spirit of St. Louis, landing in Paris, for the world’s first aerial trans-Atlantic crossing. Joan was the third of four children born to Charles Lester Cloudy, a logger, and Doris Evelyn Wells, a t…

John Marion Mobley, 84, passed away on January 25, 2021 at home, surrounded by his wife, Claudia Schrader and his loving Lopez-Schrader family.

Born in Seattle, Washington, April 20, 1954 – Rick passed away January 21, 2021 at age 66, in Craig, Alaska where he had called home for 30+ years.

Barbara Joan Richter, wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed in peace at St. Joseph’s Medical Center on February 2, 2021. Her generosity, kind spirit, and witty conversation will be missed by those whose lives she touched.

Mary Ann Lindemann, 75, died January 8th 2021, in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Rachel Naomi Heitman, 30, of Ketchikan passed away on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center after a courageous 5½ year battle with cancer.  She was born September 8, 1990 in Anchorage, AK, the daughter of Scott Heitman and Theresa Heitman.