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Ray Uhl

Services for Ray Uhl, 52, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the First Congregational Church, 2610 E. Northern Lights Blvd., with the Rev. Donald Plank officiating. A visitation will be held Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kehl's Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel.

Mr. Uhl's body was found Oct. 2 in the Knik River. He died in a canoeing accident.

Born March 12, 1933 in Berlin, Wis., he had lived in Alaska since 1962. At the time of his death he worked for Arco Alaska as a flow station operator. He was a veteran of the Korean War, in the Marine Corps., and was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 82, F&AM, Cutbank, Mont.; a member of the Scottish Rite and a member of the Alaska Shrine Temple of Anchorage. He was also a member of the Royal Order of Moose, Lodge No. 1543.

He is survived by his wife, Norma, of Wasilla; one son, Timothy, of Eagle River; three daughters, Susan and Carol Uhl of Anchorage and Nancy Dupier of Homer; his mother, Elyda Uhl of Berlin, Wis.; one sister, Mary Reiter of Havre, Mont.; his stepson, Frank Foode; and one stepdaughter, Gail Foode, both of Cordova; and three grandchildren.

Memorial contributions in Ray Uhl's name may be directed to the Alaska Crippled Childrens' Travel Fund, 1730 E. Northern Lights Blvd., Anchorage, Alaska 99508. Burial will be at Valley Memorial Cemetery in Palmer. Arrangements by Kehl's Forest Lawn Memorial Chapel.

Source:  Anchorage Daily News, October 9, 1985




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