Obituaries

Celebration of Life for Tom Tolson August 19

Tom’s Obituary Thomas (Tom) Tolson from Wasilla passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at his cabin on August 3rd, 2017. He was surrounded by his family. Born on July 19th, 1948 in Opp, Alabama he was the youngest of 5. He moved to Fairbanks in 1964 and graduated from Lathrop HS. […]

Dorothy Murtha.

Dorothy Marie Murtha, 1928-2017

Dorothy Marie Murtha, age 89, of Aitkin died peacefully on Monday, June 20th 2017 at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin, MN.  Dorothy was born January 7th, 1928 in St. Cloud, Minnesota daughter to Nathaniel and Louise (Gaetz) Fish. Dorothy was married to Thomas P. Murtha on May 13th, 1950 at […]

In Memory of Donald Leon Mai

In Memory of Donald Leon Mai

MAI, Donald Leon 80, died January 18, 2017 at his home in Oro Valley, Arizona. Don was born on March 26, 1936 in Finney County, Kansas, the fourth of five sons of Adam and Amelia (Killian) Mai. He graduated from Fort Hays State University and taught in southwestern Kansas before […]

Celebration of Life for Mark Sawyer

Celebration of Life for Mark Sawyer

August 20, 1958 – January 15, 201‍7 Mark Sawyer, 58, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Soldotna on Sunday, January 15th Mark was born in Jacksonville, Florida to George and Kathy Sawyer. His father George was with the US Coast Guard and in 1970 the family relocated to Seward, […]

Obituary for Robert Byron Hill

Robert Byron Hill, 81, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Palmer, Alaska, on December 23, 2016. Born in Virginia, Minnesota to Herman and Ida Hill, Bob was the youngest of fourteen children. He served in the US Navy, earned a B.S in Industrial Arts and a M.S. in Education. […]

In Memory of Ronald Jackson

In Memory of Ronald Jackson

Ronald B. Jackson of Seward/Lawing passed away peacefully, July 30th with his loving wife and children by his side at the age of 85. Ron was born September 22, 1930 in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts. Ron spent his time as a youth hunting and fishing around Cape Cod. After High school […]

In Memory of Steven L. Adams

In Memory of Steven L. Adams

Seward citizen and man of the sea, Steve Adams, passed away on June 12th, 2016. Steve spent the vast majority of his time in Seward, on the water, working on everything with a keel and a rudder. Steve is survived by his mother Joyce Adams and siblings David, Barb and […]

Woody, Seward’s Sea Lion

Woody, Seward’s Sea Lion

I was fortunate to see Woody in September, swimming with two sleek females in the sunny, outdoor pool. My family enjoyed watching Seward’s first sea lion grow up from a frisky 5 year old to a massive, magnificent adult. Countless visitors enjoyed his antics and grace, awed by his presence gliding […]

Our Heart Felt Thanks

The Stark Family and friends would like to thank all of the Businesses and people of Seward for coming and sharing in the Celebration of Life for Sheri Stern. The love and support you have shown our family is beyond words. We could not be more humbled to the people […]

In Memory of Anthony Terrence McGonagle

Anthony Terrence McGonagle passed away on August 26, 2015. Born in Wales on December 14, 1953, Anthony also called Texas, Montana, and Seward, Alaska home. Anthony was an accomplished chef who cooked for world and business leaders, to intimate campfire gatherings, to massive catering and camp crews. After his chef […]

In Memory of Bruce Swanson

In Memory of Bruce Swanson

Longtime Seward resident Bruce Swanson passed away August 3, 2015, at his home. Born October 20, 1947, in New York and raised in Florida, Bruce found his way to Alaska in 1969 via the United States Army. After graduating high school, he received a full-ride scholarship to the University of Florida, where he planned to […]