Leigh Dennison was born Owasso, Michigan on December 27, 1921 and left us on October 20, 2018 in Fairbanks, Alaska at age 96. He was born to Homer Dennison and Lillian Bunn of East Lansing, MI. He earned a degree in agricultural engineering from Michigan State University in 1942. 

Archie “Butch” Vernon Mitchell, Jr., passed from his earthly bounds, at his home in Delta Junction, Alaska, on Monday, October 22, 2018. At his side was his loving wife, Stormie, and close friend, Mark Duran and caregiver, Sandy Weeks. Butch was born to Archie and Louise Mitchell in Belton, …

David Lee Wilson, of Sulphur, Oklahoma, was born August 5, 1955 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma to Troy and Wanda June (Southwell) Wilson. He passed away at home on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Sulphur, Oklahoma at the age of 63 years 2 months and 8 days. 

The family of Edward F. Sheehan is very saddened to announce his passing, at age 87, on Friday, September 21st, in Payson, AZ.    

Joseph P. Nistler, railroad conductor, homesteader, equipment operator, snowmobile racer, bronc rider, moose hunter, dippnetter, painter, sculptor, wind surfer, alpine skier, bird watcher, father, husband, and cowboy at heart, died Thursday, August 23, 2018. 

Katherine Elaine Watford (Smith) passed away peacefully on August 15, 2018. She was born on November 1, 1937 in Bakersfield, CA to Raymond and Dorothy Smith.

Rachel Bandy (Hoffman) 96, died of natural causes in her home in Delta Junction, Alaska on Sunday morning August 12, 2018. She was born on October 3, 1921 in Oakland, California.

Lawrence Collier Gilman of Delta Junction, AK died on Aug. 11, 2018 of a heart attack. 

Devin Rae Miller was born in Fairbanks, Alaska, on January 6, 2003, to a family who adored her. She brightened our lives in so many ways and the nickname “Rae of Sunshine” seemed to stick right away. 

Courtney Ellen Yates passed away unexpectedly on July 2, 2018, at her home in Delta Junction, Alaska at the age of 41.

Nancy Williams, also known as “Fancy Nancy,” passed away peacefully at her home in Delta Junction, Alaska on February 20, 2018 at the age of 73.

Darrell Reeves was 72 when he departed this life from natural causes. He was born in Toledo, Ohio and graduated from Bedford High School in Michigan in 1966. All throughout his life, Darrell loved shooting and archery as he belonged to several gun clubs in Temperance, Michigan. Darrell was a…

Betsey Webb, age 52, passed away unexpectedly on April 30, 2018 in Anchorage, Alaska. She passed with her closest loving family by her side. 

The memorial service for Robert M. (Bob) Lee will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14, in the Delta Presbyterian - Faith Lutheran Church at 1760 Richardson Highway. 

Francis Jay White passed peacefully into the hands of the Lord on February 21, 2018. He was born May 20, 1946. He was 71 years of age.

William “Bill” Chapman passed away peacefully at home on January 21, 2018, surrounded by his loving family, after a short battle with leukemia. Bill was born on January 12, 1936 at the family home just outside of Arden, Washington, to Burt and Annie (Forester) Chapman.

Anne died to her earthly life on Thursday night of January 17. Even though death came suddenly, at an unexpected time, she, firm and steadfast in her belief in the Lord and the resurrection promise and expectation of eternal life, was prepared and looked forward to the time she would meet Hi…

A memorial service for Rex Taylor will be held January 27 at 2 p.m. at the Clearwater Baptist Church. All are welcome to attend. Following the service there will be a potluck gathering (bring a dish to share, if you can) where we will share stories of Rex and his life in Alaska.

Anne Mauer died to her earthly life on Thursday night of January 17. Even though death came suddenly, at an unexpected time, she, firm and steadfast in her belief in the Lord and the resurrection promise and expectation of eternal life, was prepared and looked forward to the time she would m…

Thomas J. Diviney, 73, died on Thursday, January 4, in Albany, Oregon. Please leave condolences for the family at www.mchenryfuneralhome.com.

Dwight D. "Dick" Nissen, 84, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at Rapid City Regional Hospice House.

Bob Lee was born October 18, 1941 to Robert R. Lee and Emma I. Lee in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. He was the third of six siblings, one of two boys. Bob, being a great-great-nephew of General Robert E. Lee of Civil War fame, was very proud to be a direct descendant of the Lee family.

Troy Lee Wilson, of Purcell, passed away November 24, 2017 in Purcell, Oklahoma at the age of 86 years.

Jennifer (Jenny) Lynn Weeks, age 43 of Delta Junction, suddenly went to be with her Lord, November 13, 2017.

On October 14, 2017, the Lord had his exceptional angel escort one of his special Christians, Karen Lue Eldridge, to heaven to join him to free her from pain and suffering to her salvation.

James Barry Storey (Jim) of Delta Junction, Alaska passed away on October 15, 2017 from ALS. He was 78.

Leslie Jean Gilbert, age 66, passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at her home in Anchorage.

Dennis D. Green, 87, peacefully passed away on October 1, 2017. He was born September 7, 1930 to Fletcher and Rose (Gardner) Green in Lovington, New Mexico. Not long afterwards, the family moved to Quemado, in western New Mexico, and started ranching. This is where he grew up being a cowboy …

Yvonne A. Ward peacefully passed away at her home on September 29, 2017. She was 79 years old.

Beloved Mom, Me Mere, ever-generous friend, fierce and determined antagonist. On September 22, 2017, Pauline Wheeler of Delta Junction, Alaska slipped her surly bonds at last and is dancing the skies on laughter-silvered wings.

Henry R. (Hank) Dube passed away peacefully at home on the morning of Wednesday, September 6, 2017.

John Pfeffer peacefully passed away at home on August 17, 2017, with his family by his side. He was “Alaskan Made,” born in 1954 to John and Helen Pfeffer.

John Calvin Phariss, 91, of Livingston, Montana passed peacefully from this life on Wednesday, July 26, 2017. A memorial Mass will be held on Thursday, August 3, 10 a.m., at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Livingston. John will be buried at Fort Harrison Veteran’s Cemetery in Helena, MT with V…

Sarah Marie O'Flanagan, 34, passed away peacefully on June 27, 2017 in Fairbanks, Alaska, with her loved ones by her side. Her time on Earth was far too brief, but Sarah lived and loved fiercely.

Marty D’Hondt, 56, of North Pole passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday, June 23, 2017.

Mary May Lupo (Courtney) passed away on June 13, 2017 in her home in Delta Junction, Alaska at the age of 89. Mary was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 2, 1927, she was the eldest of three born to the late John and Edna Courtney; other siblings include her late brother James and remaining s…

Long time Delta Junction resident Jim Chapman passed away on May 22, 2017.

Houston S. Dawe, 27, passed away unexpectedly on March 31, 2017 in a car accident in Palestine, Texas.

Ruth Ellen Gardner, from Fairbanks, Alaska went to be at rest on March 22, 2017 at Saint Peter’s Hospital in Olympia, Washington. She was surrounded by her family as she departed this life.

Michael Reese passed away after fighting a good battle with cancer. Michael’s passion in life was cooking. He graduated from a community college and continued on to culinary arts. Michael has been cooking for over 35 years with14 of those years at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, where he served…

Richard “Dick” H. Leedy, age 84, of Mechanicsburg, PA passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Messiah Village. Born March 7, 1933 in Newport, PA, he was the son of Paul A. and Helen (Beasom) Leedy. He was a welder by trade, and worked for L.B. Smith Equipment, Lemoyne; Bethlehem Steel, St…

Robert (Bob) Sherman Morley passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017, peacefully at home in Delta Junction. Bob was born on September 16, 1931, in Elizabeth, NJ, and grew up in Cranford, NJ. He is preceded in death by his parents, Margherita Vicini Porcella and Elbert Francis Morley, his sister,…

Colonel Don Bailey M.D., age 80, of Norfolk, Nebraska, formerly of O’Neill, passed away January 24, 2017, at the Norfolk Veteran’s Home in Norfolk. Memorials may be made to the family for future designation. Please visit biglinsmortuary.com to leave condolences.

Chad was born on June 10, 1968 in Ft. Morgan, Colorado. He passed away on Jan. 11, 2017 in Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.

Dennis Michael Shrider of Silverwood, age 61, passed away on Monday, January 9, 2017 at the McLaren-Lapeer Regional Hospital in Lapeer, Michigan.

Linda Jo Mereness lost her long battle with cancer on December 28, 2016 in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Thomas “Jay” Miller, 47 years young, was suddenly taken from his family and friends on October 30, 2016.

Betty Marie McCollough, age 72, of Delta Jct., Alaska, passed away September 14, 2016, peacefully in her home.

Neldon Gardner Jr., beloved father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend left this world on July 1, 2016 at the Denali Center in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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