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  • Suburbs of Anchorage: Anch, Elmendorf AFB, Fort Richardson, Ft Richardson, Indian.

  • Anchorage is also known as: Anchorage Municipality, Municipality of Anchorage, and Anchorage Municipality / Anchorage municipality.

  • Their current mayor is Mayor Ethan Berkowitz, who took office November 3rd, 2016.

  • Zip codes in the city: 99501, 99502, 99503, 99504, 99505, 99506, 99507, 99508, 99509, 99510, 99511, 99513, 99514, 99515, 99516, 99517, 99518, 99519, 99520, 99521, 99522, 99523, 99524, 99529, 99530, 99540, 99599, 99695.

  • Anchorage County funeral flowers can be purchased from one of the local funeral shops we partner with.

Facts

  • Anchorage has been featured in films like: Into the Wild (2007), Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), and God Speed You! Black Emperor (1976).

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Libby Roderick (songwriter and singer), Jeff Fry (software tester), Khleo (actor and rapper), Chris Kuper (american football player), Mark Schlereth (american football player and television show host), Valerie Plame (writer and staff), and Annie Parisse (actor).

Anchorage (officially called the Municipality of Anchorage) is a unified home rule municipality in the U.S. State of Alaska. With an estimated 300,950 residents in 2013, it is Alaska's most populous city and contains more than 40 percent of the state's total population; among the 50 states, only New York has a higher percentage of residents who live in its most populous city. All together, the Anchorage metropolitan area, which combines Anchorage with the neighboring Matanuska-Susitna Borough, had a population of 396,142 in 2013.Anchorage is located in the South-central portion of Alaska at the terminus of the Cook Inlet on a peninsula formed by the Knik Arm to the north and the Turnagain Arm to the south. The city limits span 1,961.1 square miles which encompass the urban core, a joint Military base, several outlying communities and almost all of Chugach State Park.Anchorage’s location on the globe puts it within 9 and ½ hours by air to nearly 90% of the industrialized world. For this reason Anchorage is a common refueling stop for many international passenger flights and is home to a major FedEx Hub which the company calls a “critical part”” of its global network of services.Anchorage has been named an All-America City four times, in 1956, 1965, 1984–85, and 2002, by the National Civic League. It has also been named by Kiplinger as the most tax-friendly city in the United States.

History

Living in a city which constitutes a large portion of the state's populous; it can be daunting to locate the funeral services that suit your needs. Our goal is to make this task easier. Located below you can find listings for Anchorage area funeral homes, cemeteries, as well as other local funeral services.

Anchorage is largest city in Alaska, making up 40% of the state's population. Unlike many other cities in Alaska, Anchorage was not founded as a site for fishing or mining. It arose as a construction site for the Alaska Railroad.

Located in a subarctic climate Moose, Bears, Mountain Goats, Dall sheep, Wolves, and foxes make up the rich wildlife surrounding the area, with it numerous parks.

The official website for the city of Anchorage is http://www.muni.org/.

There are currently 14 funeral home listings for the city of Anchorage, Alaska. Looking for Anchorage cemeteries?

Anchorage Obituaries

It was revealed on May 8th, 2016 that Conrad Neil "Bud" Sprague perished in Anchorage, Alaska.  Sprague was 86 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Conrad Neil "Bud"'s life.

It was noted by Union Banner on April 27th, 2016 that Michelle L "Shelly" Rainwater perished in Aviston, Illinois.  Rainwater was 46 years old and was born in Anchorage, AK.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Michelle L "Shelly"'s life.

It was revealed on April 23rd, 2016 that Frank Holomshek died in Anchorage, Alaska.  Holomshek was 53 years old and was born in Chicago, IL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Frank's life.

It was written on April 10th, 2016 that Phillip Millwood passed on in Anchorage, Alaska.  Millwood was 75 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Phillip's life.

It was revealed by Tampa Tribune on April 3rd, 2016 that Stephen Andrew Thacker died in Anchorage, Alaska.  Thacker was 43 years old and was born in MacDill AFB Tampa, FL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Stephen Andrew's life.

It was noted by Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier on March 27th, 2016 that Marcus Deshawn Jr Cosby passed on in Anchorage, Alaska.  Cosby was 24 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Marcus Deshawn Jr's life.

It was written by Register Guard on March 19th, 2016 that Mary Anne Howard (Michaud) perished in North Bend, Oregon.  Ms. Howard was 68 years old and was born in Anchorage, AK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mary Anne's life.

It was revealed on March 2nd, 2016 that Mary Whitt (Sasser) perished in Florence, Colorado.  Ms. Whitt was 70 years old and was born in Anchorage, AK.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mary's life.

It was disclosed by Canon City Daily Record on March 2nd, 2016 that Mary Bernadette Whitt (Sasser) passed on in Florence, Colorado.  Ms. Whitt was 70 years old and was born in Anchorage, AK.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Mary Bernadette's life.

It was disclosed on February 21st, 2016 that Gerd H Tugman passed away in Anchorage, Alaska.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Gerd H's life.

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Funeral Homes in Anchorage

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ACME & Sons Featured Funeral Home
1703 S Bragaw Street
Anchorage, AK 99515
ACME Highlighted Funeral Home
1701 S Bragaw St
Anchorage, AK 99508
Alaska Cremation Center
3804 Spenard Rd
Anchorage, AK 99517
Anchorage Funeral Home
1800 Dare Ave
Anchorage, AK 99515
Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery
535 E 9th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99599
Angelus Memorial Park Incorporated
440 E Klatt Rd
Anchorage, AK 99511
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Cook Inlet Funeral Services
7216 Lake Otis Parkway
Anchorage, AK 99507
Cremation Society of Alaska
7216 Lake Otis Parkway
Anchorage, AK 99507
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Evergreen Memorial Chapels Incorporated
737 E St
Anchorage, AK 99501
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Kehl's Forest Lawn Memorial
11621 Old Seward Hwy
Anchorage, AK 99515
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Walkers Funeral Home
500 Muldoon Rd
Anchorage, AK 99504
Witzleben Family Funeral Homes
1705 S Bragaw St
Anchorage, AK 99508
Witzleben Family Funeral Homes & Crematory
E 6th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99514

Nearby Funeral Homes for Anchorage

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Evergreens Eagle River Funeral
11046 Chugiak Dr
Eagle River, AK 99577
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Valley Funeral Home Incorporated
151 E Herning Ave
Wasilla, AK 99654

Anchorage Funeral Home News

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Funeral Consumers Alliance
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Funerals: A Consumer Guide
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MILITARY FUNERAL HONORS HOMEPAGE
Provides the general public with information, and provides a restricted access information center for funeral directors who provide services for members.
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Military Funeral Honors Web Page
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Consumer Guide to Funeral and Cemetery Purchases - California ...
The law requires funeral establishments to quote prices over the telephone and to give you a General Price List (GPL) and a Casket Price List (CPL) when you ...
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A season to grieve
They had a funeral at Lazy Mountain Bible Church. Kathy's brother-in-law made his casket. Now comes the project of getting back to their lives. The Davises have no health insurance. Denali KidCare covered Gideon's medical expenses. Despite the hard ...
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Alaska Ear
Al Adams Wednesday was like a state funeral. A lot of people really liked the guy. Although he was never chairman of the Senate Finance Committee as Gary Stevens' press release said, Al was the sole chairman of House Finance from 1981 to 1988. He was ...
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From the Publisher: Al Adams was more than a leader, he was my friend
Al's funeral service will be held this Friday in his hometown of Kotzebue. Like everyone else, I am saddened by the loss of one of Alaska's biggest leaders. But I'll also be saying goodbye to a fellow snow shoveler, fisherman and friend. Goodbye, Al ...
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Love and art during wartime
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