Welcome to the Alaska Obituary Links Page

Welcome to the Alaska obituaries page, where you will find links, databases, and resources that will help you find obituaries and vital records related information. If you are looking to find a copy of a specific obituary, biographic/public records data, or a copy of the official death certificate from person who died in Alaska, then please follow the following steps:


1 Search the Local Newspapers Archives
Once you have the name, place, and date of death then you can search the local newspapers archives for a copy of the obituary posting. You can access our free list of all the newspapers and their obituary sections for the state of Alaska.
2 Search other Free and Paid Resources
If you do not want to search the local newspapers, then we recommend the following resources and companies, who can provide this information. Many offer both free and paid services which can you help you find obituary and biographic information.
3 Get an Official Death Certificate
If you are looking for an official copy of a death certificate then please read the specific instructions of how to order death certificates.
4 Further Genealogical Research
If you are a genealogist, we also have aggregated a list of genealogy resources by state. You can try these genealogy focused resources, which are organized by county and state.

Search Tools and Resources

Instructions for obtaining a copy of an Alaska Death Certificate

To order Death Certificates you can contact the Alaska Department of Vital Records which is listed below. If you want to order online you can use the following link to order a death certificate.

Death Certificate for Alaska

Event: Birth or death

Cost of copy: $20.00

Department of Health and Social Services
Bureau of Vital Statistics
5441 Commercial Boulevard
Juneau, AK 99801

Remarks: State office has records since 1890's; however, many events before 1930 were never registered with the Bureau.

Personal check or money order should be made payable to Bureau of Vital Statistics. To verify current fees, the telephone number is (907) 465-3391. This will be a recorded message

Directory of Alaska Obituary and Genealogy Resource Links
Below are obituary resource links organized by county. Please contact us if you would like to add your site.

Looking for the obituary section for a local newspaper? Please search through our full list of Alaska Newspapers and access their online obituary sections. Click here to access Alaska Newspapers.


Alaska Obituary and Death Notice Archive
Alaska Cemetery Inscriptions Search Engine
Wrangell Area Obituary Index
Alaska Obituary Lookup Volunteers
Code for Alaska Weekly - Alaska Sportsman Obituary Index

Anchorage Borough

Anchorage Borough Obituaries

Bethel and Wade Hampton Census Area

Bethel-Wade Hampton Area Obituaries

Bristol Bay Borough

Bristol Bay Obituaries
Bristol Bay Times

Denali Borough

Denali Borough Obituaries

Fairbanks North Star Borough

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner Obituaries
Fairbanks-North Star Borough Obituaries

Juneau Co.

Juneau Empire Online Obituaries

Kenai Peninsula Co.

Homer News Obituaries

Ketchican Gateway Borough

Ketchican Gateway and Prince of Wales Obituary Collection
Ketchikan Daily News Obituaries

Kodiak Island Borough

Kodiak Island Borough Obituary Collection

Matanuska-Susitna Borough

The Frontiersman Obituaries
Matanuska-Susitna Borough Obituaries

Nome Census Area

Nome Census Area Obituaries

North Slope Borough

North Slope Obituaries

Northwest Arctic Borough

Northwest Arctic Borough Obituaries

Skagway Borough

Skagway Borough Obituaries
Skagway News - (Scroll to "Obituaries">

Valdez-Cordova Census Area

Valdez-Cordova Census Area Obituaries

Yukon - Koyukuk Census Area

Skagway Borough Obituaries