Walter "Tom" Pence (1965 - 2014)

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  • "I wish that we hadn't lost contact. Tom was a really good..."
    - Tammy Lantz - Miller
  • "Sherry, so sorry to the loss of your son, Tom. He was a..."
    - Kary Mabie
  • "Sherry, Harold, and family, so sorry for your loss"
    - Tom Locher
  • "Sherry, Harold and Family, Please accept my sincere..."
    - Eddie Tobacco
  • "For my friend Tom, till we meet again."
    - JoAnn Bollman-Everson
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Walter "Tom" Pence of Lacon formerly Douglas Alaska, died at 4:15pm June 20 2014.

Born September 2, 1965 in Peoria to Sherry Ann Pence, he is survived by her in Lacon and his brother Tim (Cassandra) Pence of Vancouver WA. Also surviving are Uncles Harold Pence of Juneau AK, Jim (Lennie) Pence of Reno NV, and nieces Brianna and Lexi. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Dota and Lois Brown. Tom was raised in Alaska, growing up with a love of the wilderness and the adventures to be had there. He also was an avid reader, always carrying a book to make a wait more pleasant. Cremation rites have been accorded; we will celebrate Tom's life at Club Lacon in Lacon on Thursday June 26 at 6pm. His ashes will be scattered on Douglas Island, Alaska. Memorial contributions can be made to the family. Online condolences can be left at
Published in The Juneau Empire on June 29, 2014