FIRST DAY – Baranof Elementary School paraprofessional Brooke Rivera helps kindergartner Andrei Kyrie Joaquin find his class as children line up for school this morning. Today was the first day of school for a third of the kindergarten class, which was divided into three groups. The final group of kindergartners begins school Monday. (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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