Juneau Empire Obituaries

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September 22, 2018

Robert Byron Gillam

Robert Byron Gillam

Anchorage, Alaska

Born on the banks of the Chena River in Fairbanks, Alaska, local entrepreneur Bob Gillam passed away at sunset on a beautiful autumn afternoon in Anchorage, surrounded by family. Bob moved to Anchorage before statehood, attending local schools. At one time he was the Alaska...

Mitchell David "Mitch" Roper

Mitchell David "Mitch" Roper

Juneau, Alaska

Mitchell David Roper was born in Bellevue, Washington March 31, 1965 to Jim and Maridy Roper. He is survived by his son Logan Elliott Roper, Logan's mother and stepfather Kristi and Tom Gallagher and siblings Teslyn and Vaughn, Juneau, Alaska. Mitchell's siblings are Chuck,...

Published in The Juneau Empire from Sep. 21 to Oct. 20, 2018.

September 18, 2018

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September 8, 2018

Sidney Dean "Sid" Heidersdorf

Sidney Dean "Sid" Heidersdorf

Juneau, Alaska

Sidney Dean Heidersdorf, 81, a long time Juneau resident, passed away on July 30, 2018 in Seattle, WA surrounded by his family. The youngest of six children, he was born on September 8, 1936 in Kenosha, Wisconsin where his father owned a farm implement store on the family...

Published in The Juneau Empire from Aug. 9 to Sep. 8, 2018.

Mary Christine "Chris" Merritt

Mary Christine "Chris" Merritt

Juneau, Alaska

Mary Christine "Chris" Merritt passed from this life on July 21, 2018, the result of a long and hard fought battle with a Descending Aortic Dissection. She was 69 years old. Chris was born on June 11, 1949 in Inglewood, CA to Barbara (Dittmar) & Edwin Merritt. She spent her...

Published in The Juneau Empire from Aug. 9 to Sep. 8, 2018.

September 5, 2018

September 4, 2018

August 28, 2018

Kathryn "Kay" Shelton (Hall)

Kathryn "Kay" Shelton (Hall)

Juneau, Alaska

A beloved and loving wife, mother, Oma, sister, friend, and professional colleague, long-time Juneau resident Kathryn "Kay" Hall Shelton, 76, passed away on the morning of July 7, at her home in Juneau. Kay brought a ready laugh, intellect, generosity, and wit to her private...

Published in The Juneau Empire from Jul. 29 to Aug. 28, 2018.

August 26, 2018

August 21, 2018

John Sigurd Andersen

John Sigurd Andersen

Juneau, Alaska

John Sigurd Andersen, 68, of Poulsbo, WA, passed away on July 6, 2018. John was born November 2, 1949 to Trygve and Dorothy (Roth) Andersen in International Falls, MN. A graduate of International Falls High School, John went on to attend the University of Minnesota, Duluth...

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