Arthur Inglebrick Endresen, 83, passed away surrounded by his family at his home in Seward, Alaska on Monday, May 19, 2014
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A funeral service will be held at 4pm Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the Cremation Society of Alaska, 7216 Lake Otis Parkway, Anchorage. Visitation will follow until 7pm. Pastor Ron Nitz will officiate.
Arthur was born on August 6, 1930 to Edward and Annie (Smith) Endresen in King Cove, Alaska. He grew up and attended school in Unga. Arthur grew up trapping and fishing and became a commercial fisherman. He helped build the Alaska Pipeline and worked for the Atomic Energy Commission. Arthur served the town of King Cove as the Chief of Police. He also served in the US Army and Territorial Guard for over 10 years.
Arthur was married to Elena Constantine on September 30, 1948. The couple lived in Unga, King Cove, Sand Point, Anchorage and Seward where they raised their 11 children in their 66 years of marriage. Arthur loved hunting and fishing but most of all spending his time with his family. His family will always remember his dedication to his family, his strong faith in his Church and in God. He always had a helping hand for those in need. His family will walk proudly in his footsteps and remember all the lessons of life he shared.
Arthur is survived by his wife, Elena; his sons George Orloff, Raymond Endresen, Arthur Endresen, Edward Endresen, Tory (Michelle) Endresen and Thomas; Daughter, Theresia (Paul) Martone; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
His is preceded in death by his parents, his daughters Sally Thomas, Julia Tabios, Jane Ann Endresen and Son Andy Endresen.
Funeral services were entrusted to Cremation Society of Alaska. An online guestbook may be signed at www.alaskacremation.com
Cremation Society of Alaska
7216 Lake Otis Parkway Anchorage, AK 99507
Published in Alaska Dispatch News from May 23 to May 24, 2014