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Funeral Homes in Juneau, AK
Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near Juneau.
Popular neighborhoods in Juneau include: Thane.
Suburbs of Juneau: State of Alaska.
Juneau is also known as: Juneau City and Borough, Juneau City and Borough, Alaska, and Juneau City and Borough / Juneau city and borough.
Their current mayor is Mayor Dennis Egan.
Zip codes in the city: 99801, 99802, 99803, 99811, 99812, 99821, 99824, 99850.
Juneau County funeral flowers can be purchased from one of the local funeral shops we partner with.
Facts about the city
- Juneau has been featured in films like: Limbo (1999), The Thing (1982), and The Flying Saucer (1950).
- Some of the notable people born here have been: Joshua Morrow (actor and singer), Charisse Millett (fisherman), Douglas J. Eboch (screenwriter and actor), Ken Pringle (film producer), Jake Metcalfe (politician), Janet Gardner (guitarist and singer), and Mark Landvik (snowboarder).
The City and Borough of Juneau (/ˈdʒuːnoʊ/; Tlingit: Dzánti K'ihéeni [ˈtsántʰì kʼìˈhíːnì]) is the capital city of Alaska. It is a unified municipality located on the Gastineau Channel in the Alaskan panhandle, and it is the second largest city in the United States by area. Juneau has been the capital of Alaska since 1906, when the government of what was then the District of Alaska was moved from Sitka as dictated by the U.S. Congress in 1900. The municipality unified on July 1, 1970, when the city of Juneau merged with the city of Douglas and the surrounding Greater Juneau Borough to form the current municipality, which is larger by area than both Rhode Island and Delaware.Downtown Juneau 58°18′07″N 134°25′11″W is nestled at the base of Mount Juneau and across the channel from Douglas Island. As of the 2010 census, the City and Borough had a population of 31,275. In 2014, the population estimate from the United States Census Bureau was 32,406, making it the second most populous city in Alaska after Anchorage. Fairbanks, however, is the second most populous metropolitan area in the state, with more than 99,000 residents. Juneau's daily population can increase by roughly 6,000 people from visiting cruise ships between the months of May and September.The city is named after gold prospector Joe Juneau, though the place was for a time called Rockwell and then Harrisburg (after Juneau's co-prospector, Richard Harris). The Tlingit name of the town is Dzántik'i Héeni ("Base of the Flounder’s River", dzánti ‘flounder’, –kʼi ‘base’, héen ‘river’), and Auke Bay just north of Juneau proper is called Áak'w ("Little lake", áa ‘lake’, -kʼ ‘diminutive’) in Tlingit. The Taku River, just south of Juneau, was named after the cold t'aakh wind, which occasionally blows down from the mountains.Juneau is rather unusual among U.S. capitals in that there are no roads connecting the city to the rest of Alaska or to the rest of North America (although ferry service is available for cars). The absence of a road network is due to the extremely rugged terrain surrounding the city. This in turn makes Juneau a de-facto island city in terms of transportation, since all goods coming in and out must go by plane or boat, in spite of the city being located on the Alaskan mainland. Downtown Juneau sits at sea level, with tides averaging 16 feet (5 m), below steep mountains about 3,500 feet (1,100 m) to 4,000 feet (1,200 m) high. Atop these mountains is the Juneau Icefield, a large ice mass from which about 30 glaciers flow; two of these, the Mendenhall Glacier and the Lemon Creek Glacier, are visible from the local road system. The Mendenhall glacier has been gradually retreating; its front face is declining both in width and height.The Alaska State Capitol in downtown Juneau was originally built as the Federal and Territorial Building in 1931. Prior to statehood, it housed federal government offices, the federal courthouse and a post office. It also housed the territorial legislature and many other territorial offices, including that of the governor. Today, Juneau remains the home of the state legislature and the offices of the governor and lieutenant governor. Other executive branch offices have largely moved elsewhere in Juneau, or elsewhere in the state, in the ongoing battle between branches for space in the building, as well as the decades-long capital move issue. Recent discussion has been focused between relocating the seat of state government outside of Juneau and building a new capitol building in Juneau; neither position has advanced very far. The Alaska Committee, a local community advocacy group, has led efforts to thus far keep the capital in Juneau.
It was reported by Sarasota Herald-Tribune on August 4th, 2018 that Sheila Rae Ogsbury (Morgan) perished in Sarasota, Florida. Ms. Ogsbury was 63 years old and was born in Juneau, AK. Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Sheila Rae's life.
It was noted on July 3rd, 2018 that Robert Samuel Jr Keaton passed on in Manassas, Virginia. Keaton was 86 years old and was born in Juneau, AK. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Robert Samuel Jr's life.
It was revealed by The News Tribune on June 27th, 2018 that Sharon Rose Ayers passed away in Puyallup, Washington. Ayers was 75 years old and was born in Juneau, AK. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Sharon Rose's life.
It was reported on April 11th, 2018 that William Eugene "Bill" Thomas perished in Juneau, Alaska. Thomas was 64 years old and was born in Columbus, OH. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor William Eugene "Bill"'s life.
It was noted by Register Guard on March 31st, 2018 that Aileen May Lee (Krongquist) perished in Eugene, Oregon. Ms. Lee was 83 years old and was born in Juneau, AK. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Aileen May's life.
It was written on March 11th, 2018 that Jack C George perished in Juneau, Alaska. George was 95 years old. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Jack C's life.
It was noted by Monterey Herald on February 3rd, 2018 that Esther Drew McCalley (Canfield) passed away in Carmel, California. Ms. McCalley was 98 years old and was born in Juneau, AK. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Esther Drew's life.
It was noted by Orlando Sentinel on September 15th, 2017 that Mary Lynn "Jo" Stanchina (Haack) passed away in Florida. Ms. Stanchina was 61 years old and was born in Juneau, AK. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mary Lynn "Jo"'s life.
It was reported by Tri-City Herald on July 19th, 2017 that Sylvia Marie Drowley died in Kennewick, Washington. Drowley was 98 years old and was born in Juneau, AK. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Sylvia Marie's life.
It was disclosed by The Herald on May 28th, 2017 that Michael James Cashen perished in Everett, Washington. Cashen was 72 years old and was born in Juneau, AK. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Michael James's life.
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Located slightly north of the city of Juneau is the Juneau Icefield. It covers 3,900 sq. kilometers and includes forty big valley glaciers, 100 small ones, and crevasses that are up to 1,400 meters deep. The majestic area attracts many tourists who fly in with helicopters to behold this natural wonder.
The official website for the city of Juneau is http://www.juneau.org/.
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