Eric Stephen Berg, also known as “Cat Man” died on June 1, 2022. He was found at peace at his home in his favorite chair. He was living at the Salmon Creek Trailer Park. Eric was born in 1953 in Van Nuys, California. Eric was raised in the Bay Area but spent most of his life in Seward. Kenne…

Longtime Ninilchik and Seward resident Daniel E. Hamilton, 54, passed away unexpectedly on May 23, 2022, at his home in Seward.

Kelly Cynthia Smith, age 61, passed away at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage on April 14 from complications related to heart failure and diabetes. Her sister Kim was at her side. 

Robert Merton “Bob” Berry was born in LaGrande Oregon to Merton Albert Berry and Golda Joyce Beck on May 27th, 1931, and passed away in Moose Pass, Alaska on April 1, 2022.

Dan Painter, 65, passed away at home in Lawing on March 7, 2022. He arrived in Alaska when he was five months old and chose to make this his lifelong home. No services will be held according to his wishes, but a celebration of life will be June 18, 2 p.m. at the family home. His ashes will b…

June Zimmerman died peacefully in her sleep on February 17, 2022.    June was born the eleventh out of twelve children on November 2, 1935 to Edward and Beulah Jensen, in Boyd, Wisconsin.  She graduated from Cadott High School in 1953, and married the love of her life, George Zimmerman in 19…

On January 20, 2022, Patrick (Pat) LeRoy Sterling passed away from a heart related complication at home. He was a long-time resident of Seward, Alaska; however spent the winters at his residence in Melrose, Florida.

Jason Mark Dean passed away on January 9, 2022, after a valiant battle with metastatic melanoma. He was born on July 11, 1975, to Ramona Rome and Ronald Dean in Spokane, Washington.

Vincent Theodore, 64, the eldest son of three born to Herbert W. and Lillian Theodore, passed away January 13, 2022, at Providence Seward Medical Center. Born September 2, 1958, in Anchorage, he lived in Seward most of his life.

Pete H. Leov beloved brother and friend, 70 of Sterling passed away on December 20, 2021, after a battle with cancer. Pete was born February 24, 1951, to Harry and Ann Leov in Seattle Washington. After graduating West Anchorage High School in 1969, he signed on with the International Brother…

Former Seward resident, Jane Mathews Swain passed away peacefully at the South Peninsula on December 11, 2021. Jane was born April 19, 1942, in Fairbanks, Alaska and raised in Anchorage. Her parents were Ruby Olson Mathews and Raymond Tom Mathews.

Don Holland, 71, of Parsonsfield, Maine passed away on January 4, 2022, at his home with his loving wife by his side. Don fought a courageous battle with brain cancer. Don was born May 11, 1950, in Sewickley, Pennsylvania to Don and Betty Holand.

David L. Thompson, 74, passed away at his home in Palmer on November 30, 2021. A celebration of life will be held in his hometown of Seward during the Summer of 2022, with details to follow.

Former Seward resident Nancy Christine Steeves, 69, passed away Monday, November 22, 2021. She was born to Bruce W. Hastings and Pat (Nollie Fitzpatrick) on October 3, 1952, growing up in a small farm community in Plano, Illinois and being one of six children.

Hugh Q. Darling, 86, passed away November 26 in his home in Las Vegas with his loving wife Iris by his side.

Richard C. Hocking, beloved family and community member, passed away November 21 at his home in Seward, Alaska. Richard was born April 16, 1951, in Seattle, Washington where he grew up with his parents, George and Alice Hocking, and younger sister, Janet.

Timothy J. Moore, age 65, of Homer, passed peacefully from this world into the loving arms of Jesus, the Great Fisher of Men on December 2, 2021. Tim fought leukemia with the same courage, strength, passion, faith, and grace that he lived his life. Tim was a dedicated and loving husband, a d…

Sharon (Sherry) Moots Osborn Walker, formerly of Seward, went to be with the Lord on October 8, 2021 at her home in Delta, Colorado. Sherry was born in Eureka, California to Mary and Roy Moots on January 29, 1948, she spent most of her early years living between Colorado and California.

Ronda Kay Lange passed away quietly at home from complications due to COVID-19 on October 31, 2021. Ronda was born in Ely, Minnesota on October 2, 1967, and moved to Skagway Alaska in 1980, where she spent much of her childhood. Ronda moved to Seward with her family in 1985, where she attend…

Roger Paul Bleth was born in Vancouver, Washington on August 29, 1949, to George Joseph Bleth and June Iris Bleth. He lost a courageous battle to heart disease on September 8, 2021.

It is with great sadness we pass on news received from Dr. A. J. Paul on the passing of his wife Judy McDonald, on September 6 from a fall at their home in Texas.

Joanne Carolyn Hoogland, 92, lifelong Seward resident, passed peacefully at her home on Salmon Creek Road on August 17, 2021. She was born in Anchorage to Wilma and Swan Lind on January 30, 1929. The local doctor was “out Westward” at the time.

On August 23, 2021, at the Kootenai Medical Center in Couer d’Alene, Idaho, Rebecca Orchard passed away surrounded by family, including her husband and family. She was born January 17, 1959.

Curtis Lee Catron of Hot Springs Village Arkansas went home to be with the Lord on July 30, 2021 in Seward Alaska. He was 53 years old.

John Wesley Cook was born September 5, 1940, in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. He died of kidney failure March 7, 2021, in La Paz, Mexico at 80 years of age.

Seward resident, Nanci Lynn Richey, 65, died Monday, May 3, 2021, at her home in Seward, Alaska. She will be laid to rest next to her husband at the Pioneer Cemetery in Seward at a later date.

Ray Simutis passed on from this world in the comfort of his home in Hawaii on February 5, 2021, holding the hand of his youngest daughter, Janina.

Long time Alaskan and Kasilof resident, Paul A. Fischer, 85, passed away Saturday, May 8, 2021, at Lund Home Hospice of the Valley in Gilbert, Arizona.

David Ray Taylor, 70, of Seward died peacefully at home on April 14, 2021. He was born in Wausau, Wisconsin on May 31, 1950, son of the late Alphonsus J. and Patricia A. (Powers) Taylor. He grew up in Wisconsin, until he moved to Washington in the 1970s, where he joined the US Army, serving …

Long time Seward resident Alex Targonsky passed away of natural causes on Saturday, April 10, 2021. He had just turned 60 the day before. Funeral and memorial services to be announced in the near future.

Anchor Point resident Edward W. Post, 75, passed away on Saturday, Apr. 3, 2021 due to cancer and other medical conditions.

With his wife holding his hand, Joe Owens joined our Lord on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Born at home in McGregor, Texas, to Hardy Owen and Marie Walker Owen in 1945, Joe grew up with eight sisters. This served him well in his 50-plus year marriage!

Graveside service for Terrance “Terry” M. Clem, age 80, will be held Monday, March 22 at 11:00 a.m. at the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo, Alabama.

Long-time Seward resident, Theda J. Cagle passed into the arms of her Heavenly Father on March 3, after a long and courageous battle with metastatic breast cancer. Theda died in her winter home in Sun City Center, Fla., surrounded by family. Theda was a 40-year resident of Seward, the place …

Andrew M. Norkin, son of the late Paul J. Norkin and Florence K. Norkin, brother of the late Peter Norkin, all of Connecticut, was born in 1963 and resided for the last 22 years in Denmark, Maine. He is survived by his lovely caring wife, Joy; his wonderful children, and his dear sister, Mar…

Seward seniors with birthdays in February are, Eric Berg , Greg Byrne, Greg Chilman, Jean Cripps, Yvon Van Driessche, Beverly Driscoll, Shannon Ennis, Ben Ikerd, Rosella Ikerd, Ida Kava, Gary Lee, Larry March, William, Sue McClure, McCormick, Tom Morris, Joe Owens, Debbie Rook, John Spurr, S…

Donald Augustus Sutherland passed away peacefully at the age of 82 on November 27, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska from heart related issues. He was born on Aug. 13, 1938. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Marilyn, son Darrell (Lisa) Sutherland, Stepdaughter Diane (Robert Brown) Reynolds; g…

A memorial parade will be held for Seward resident Kevin Schuster who died on Oct. 28, 2020. The parade will be held beginning at 7:05 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13. The parade will begin at the Safeway Parking Lot and then proceed down the Seward Highway toward downtown, move over to Second Avenu…

Leonard Charles Weimar passed away April 17, 2020, in Sunsites, Arizona of natural causes, he was 91 years of age. Born March 29, 1929, in Tacoma, Wash. where he grew up on a five-acre farm on Fern Hill.

Margaret Jane “Tiny” Hall died peacefully in her home in Kodiak, Alaska, on October 30, 2020. She was 101 years old at the time of her death, and had a long, remarkable, and wonderful life. She was born on June 15, 1919, in Minneapolis, Minn., to Phyllis and Raymond Gray, and had two older s…

Seward resident Eric Rodger Ward, 74, died Thursday, Oct. 1 from Sarcomatoid Mesothelioma at his home in Seward with his family by his side.

Ronald Gordon Thornton Smyth, born to Gordon & Beatrice Smyth in Seattle, Wash. on September 7, 1936, peacefully passed away at the age of 84 on September 9, 2020, in Edmonds, Washington. Husband to wife Jeanette, father to Harold Smyth (Donna), Victoria Wright (Shawn) and Eric Smyth, br…

Captain Molly Brooks, 74, died on May 26, 2020, at home in Port Townsend Washington, in the company of close friends, following a brief but intense battle with liver cancer. A trendsetter, “Captain Molly” as many of her Alaska friends called her, was one of the first female tour boat captain…

Former Kenai resident Bruce E. Passe, 64, passed away Mar. 15, 2020 in Hilo, Hawaii after a long illness.

Longtime Seward Resident, Kathleen Vay Verschueren, 72, died Thursday, May 7, 2020, at her home in Seward with her family by her side.

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