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Thomas Joseph Kopp dead at 95; was WWII veteran, adventurer November 15, 2016

“He was mostly a traveler. He had a conversion van and drove to Alaska several times,” his son said. “In his early years he was a hunter — not very successful. I think he just liked to walk in the woods.” The elder Kopp died Tuesday at Sunrise ... (Newsday)

Arthur L. Harris, Mason City November 15, 2016

Arthur was united in marriage to Betty Lou Ashlock on Oct. 21, 1951, in Mason City. He served in the US Army during the Korean War, stationed in Alaska. In addition to being a farmer all his life, Art worked at the sugar beet plant and at Jacob E. (Globe Gazette)

Veteran Washington Journalist Gwen Ifill Dies At 61 November 16, 2016

Reporters like Gwen Ifill were able to launch their journalistic careers without being assigned to writing obituaries. She joined the Baltimore ... John Edwards and the 2008 debate between Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and Sen. "I always appreciated Gwen's ... (perspectivabetica.com)

Pioneering journalist Gwen Ifill dies at 61 November 16, 2016

John Edwards and the 2008 debate between Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and Sen ... Ifill were able to launch their journalistic careers without being assigned to writing obituaries. We were pleased to have her at the Banner, but we were aware that we couldn ... (The Bay State Banner)

Katherine L. Kankainen, 93 November 16, 2016

Alaska, Finland, Russia and extended winter stays in Hawaii and Spain. She was a very active member and a supporter of the First Baptist Church in Kingfield. Katherine is survived by Mauno, two sons and their wives: Eric (Kathy) and Michael (Margaret ... (Daily Bulldog)


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Funeral Home Reviews
Waveland, Indiana
The workers always seem grumpy and like they are being put-out by our family both times I have been here for funerals. They also don't seem to like having children in their parlor even when they are a major part of our family. I was not overly impressed either time our family used their services.
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Beware of giving credit to the Deborah L Wilson Funeral Home, She has promised to pay her casket bill of $3745.93 for six months. No More excuses Debbie pay your bill.
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Washington, Pennsylvania
Dealing with CR and his crew is like dealing with a bunch of poorly trained monkeys. My father died very suddenly, without any true preparation in funerary matters. So you'd think that Piatt&Barnhill would take the opportunity to do the best job they could. They didn't. Created by CR and his terrible toupee our questions were greeted by a series of bumbling "uhs" and "I don't know". If my father's body wasn't already in transit I would have walked out then and know now what I do, I should have. But that was only the beginning. After countless clerical errors on the death certificates, they refused to mail them to us. Demanding that we stop in and pick them up. For being in the business of helping alleviate stress and work during a time of grief theses people, they fail immensely.
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Hoxie, Kansas
WE COULD NOT HAVE ASKED FOR BETTER SERVICE FOR OUR DAD AND MOM, WE WERE MORE THAN PLEASED AT EVERYTHING MICKEY/ LEOPOLD FUNERAL HOME DID FOR US.... BRAD PLUMER IS JUST AWESOME......
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Felicity, Ohio
Thank you for your kindness, compasion, & meeting all of our needs for my father.
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