Longtime Kenai Peninsula resident, Ashley Michael Udelhoven, 47, died unexpectedly from a boating accident Friday, June 3, 2011 on Tustumena Lake.
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A viewing will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, 2011 at the Kenai Central High School Auditorium in Kenai. The funeral service will follow the viewing at 2 p.m. Pastor Rick Cupp will officiate. A reception will follow the services in the foyer.
Mr. Udelhoven was born October 11, 1963 in Cassville, Wisconsin to Jim and Ruth Udelhoven. He moved from Wisconsin to Alaska in 1968 with his family when he was 5 years old. Ashley graduated from Kenai Central High School in 1981and later received a bachelor's degree in science as an electrical engineer on December 20, 1985.
Ashley enjoyed the outdoors, rock n' roll, and quiet moments on the lake. Tustumena Lake was his playground, which he shared with his daughters, Miranda and Hanna. He enjoyed hunting with his family and friends since he was 10 years old. His favorite modes of transportation were by boat and by horse. He was a very devoted father, a loved friend, and a loving son and brother. He will be greatly missed.
Ashley was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Udelhoven.
Ashley is survived by his daughters, Miranda and Hanna Udelhoven; father, Jim Udelhoven; step-mom, Barb Udelhoven; sisters, Ann Davis, Dawn Dutton, Sandra Udelhoven and Jennifer Wiederspohn; brothers, Jesse and Justin Udelhoven; and Ashley's loving partner, Maureen McVeigh and numerous family members and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of Ashley for his daughters, Miranda and Hanna Udelhoven through any Wells Fargo Bank under the name "Bridges/Hanna and Miranda Udelhoven Fund."
Arrangements made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel & Crematory in Kenai.
Published in The Peninsula Clarion on June 9, 2011
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