GROWING CONCERNS – Sitkans Andrea Fraga and Kaleb Aldred of Middle Island Gardens introduce themselves to an audience of around 100 this afternoon during the Southeast Alaska Farmers Summit in Sweetland Hall on the SJ campus. The three-day conference, organized by Southeast Alaska Watershed Coalition, Sustainable Southeast Partnership, runs through Sunday at several Sitka venues. Some of Saturday's topics include farming in Fairbanks, pest control and cultivating gourmet mushrooms. Vendor tables will be set up on Saturday and Sunday at Harrigan Centennial Hall. (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

Glenn L. Ulricksen

    A service will be held 1 p.m. July 23 for Glenn L. Ulricksen at Sitka National Cemetery. The service will honor Ulricksen’s life and his time in the U.S. Navy.
    He was born July 23, 1950, in Ketchikan. His parents, Sitka entrepreneurs Ralph and Marlene Ulricksen, moved to Sitka when Glenn was in high school. They owned Viking Home Center and Standard Oil and Heating.
    He married in Sitka and raised his family there for most of their adolescent years.
    Surviving children are Jodi Ulricksen-Duffield of Sitka and Tim Ulricksen of Burlington, Wash. Grandchildren are Kody Ulricksen, Myranda Ulricksen, Kevin Ulricksen-Duffield and McKenna Ulricksen-Duffield, all of Sitka;  and Maleea Ulricksen, Jacob Ulricksen and  Cassie Ulricksen, all of Burlington.
    Glenn moved South to pursue an advancement in his career, which led him to work for such places as Genentech.
    Glenn passed away Jan. 13, 2013, at Harborview Hospital from long-term health complications. He was a veteran of the Navy as an airmen apprentice and served during the Vietnam era.
    All are invited to attend the service.

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