Jack Andrew Johansen
Ninilchik resident Jack Andrew Johansen died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2003, at his
home near Ninilchik. He was 44.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday,
Oct. 31, at the American Legion Cemetery. American Legion Chaplain Bill Carlson
will officiate. A luncheon will follow at American Legion Post No. 18 in
Mr. Johansen was born Dec. 1, 1958, in
Anchorage. He grew up and received his education in Kodiak and graduated from
Ninilchik High School in 1976. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1976, serving in
Germany. He was discharged in 1979. He returned to Ninilchik and worked as a
"Jack is remembered for his willingness to help
any of his friends and his unfailing good nature. He always enjoyed hunting,
fishing and clamming with his friends," his family said.
Mr. Johansen was preceded in death by his
father, Jacob Johansen, and a sister, Lillian Johansen.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather,
Virginia and Jack Kvasnikoff Sr.; son, Brandon Gunderson; daughter, Tiffany
Stonecipher; brothers, Jacob Johansen, Benjamin Johansen, Stanley Johansen, Jack
Kvasnikoff Jr. and his wife, Marla, and Gene Johansen; sisters, Cheryl Matson
and husband, Larry, Shirley Manzell, Sandra Ward, Jackie Fisher and husband,
Bill, Karen Moonin and Ramona Kvasnikoff; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial
Source: Peninsula Clarion, October 30, 2003