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Alaska Obituaries and News
Ralph Edward Rudzik Sr. April 09, 2015

Ralph was a teacher and coach at Albany Union High School for 15 years before moving to Alaska. There he served as a principal and then assistant superintendent for 15 years for the Gateway District in Tok, Alaska. In 1995, Ralph and Esther moved back to ... (Albany Democrat-Herald)

China is planning to build a railway under Mount Everest April 09, 2015

Wang is no stranger to ambitious engineering feats — he has also proposed a 125 mile long tunnel to traverse the Bering Strait joining Alaska and Russia. While tunneling under Everest is an achievable goal, the project would face severe difficulties with ... (Monte News)

Elder care costs keep climbing; nursing home bill now $91K April 09, 2015

In Connecticut, it was $158,775. Alaska had the highest costs by far, with one year at $281,415. So, who pays the nursing-home bill? "A lot of people believe Medicare will step in and cover them, but that's just not true," said Bruce Chernoff, president ... (Mexico Ledger)

Obituary, John Johnson, 79 April 09, 2015

John Webster Johnson was born December 4, 1935 to Joe and Cora Johnson in Petersburg, Alaska. Shortly after his birth, his family moved to Blashke Island just south of Petersburg. In 1938, they moved to West Petersburg where his Dad worked at the Yukon Fur ... (Petersburg Pilot)

Pansie J. Chandler April 09, 2015

Pansie was raised in the Community of Christ Church. After she retired, she enjoyed traveling: included the Grand Canyon, an Alaska cruise, New York and Hawaii. She married Eugene Chandler, Feb. 8, 1947, at Sabetha. He died May 12, 1968. Survivors include ... (

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Funeral Home Reviews
Foley, Alabama
Where do you take deceased people to be cremated?

Lonsdale, Minnesota
I recently attended a funeral in Lonsdale handled by your funeral home and as we left town and headed for the cemetery on the hill we could see very plainly the the ground removal machine parked on the right in the cemetery and the ground truck at the other end , very poor taste and disturbing .

Nashville, Indiana
I hate it!!Can't find most recent obituaries so how do you expect anyone to attend a funeral?

Mount Union, Pennsylvania
I have nothing but great things to say about Heath's. They have service my family for years! They make you feel at ease, and go over and beyond for your needs! I would lime to thank Matt Heath for what he did for me in my time of need with my fathers passing! I can't tell you what that meant for me!

Osceola, Arkansas
I would just like to say that I would never use this funeral home due to the tasteless commercials it is showing for its wrestling program due to air beginning tonight. I find it totally disgusting in everyway.