Anchorage resident Victor Ashenfelter, 55, died in his sleep of natural causes
October 30, 2002 at his home.
A service of remembrance was held Wednesday, November 6 at 9:00 a.m. at the
Alaska Veterans Domiciliary, 3001 C Street in Anchorage. A visitation and
gathering of friends and family was at noon Wednesday, November 6 at Evergreen
Memorial Chapel, followed by a service at 1:00 p.m. with Chaplain Earl Towner
officiating. A graveside service at Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery followed
Victor was born April 22, 1947 at White Mountain to Roy Lee and Alice
Ashenfelter. Victor graduated from Alaska Barber College in 1965. He served in
the U.S. Navy for four years and was stationed on the aircraft carrier USS
Saratoga. He was employed at the time of his death with Alaska Native Medical
Center. Victor was actively involved with the Veteran Affairs of Alaska and made
many friends during his lifetime.
He was always willing to help out and was quick to offer a smile. Victor loved
the Lord and it showed in his daily walk.
Victor is preceded in death by his mother, Alice; father, Roy Lee Ashenfelter;
sister, Gladys Ashenfelter; and half-brother, Steven Roy Ashenfelter. Survivors
include his brothers, Arnold Ashenfelter of Nome, and Leroy Ashenfelter of
Anchorage; sisters, Delores Lee M. Ashenfelter, Mona Lisa Robinson; and
half-sister, Diane A. Shrader. Victor also had numerous beloved nephews and
friends throughout Alaska.
Source: Nome Nugget, 14 November 2002