Longtime Alaska and Juneau resident Roger Loren Hulse died of natural causes on Dec. 29, 2008. He was 49.
Born on Nov. 23, 1959, to Virgil and Phyllis Hulse, who were formerly of Juneau and now live in Las Vegas, he spent most of his life in Juneau.
A former city of Juneau employee with the wastewater treatment plant, he was most recently employed as project manager with the Metlakatla Housing Authority.
According to his family, he was an avid hunter and fisherman who enjoyed the outdoors and sea. Friends and peers respected his carpentry skills. He was considered a craftsman. Being a grandfather was a major enjoyment of his life.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Hulse, of Juneau; daughters, Mariah Underwood and husband, Steve, of Juneau, Kayla Whitworth, of Juneau, and Alicia Cox, of Juneau; son, Nicholas Dehart, of Juneau; sister, Becky Shields and husband, Robert, of California; brothers, Rod Hulse, of Las Vegas, Bob Hulse and wife, Rorie, of Metlakatla, Randy Hulse and wife, Linda, of Juneau, and Tim Hulse and wife, Carie, of Juneau; grandchildren, Kimberly Whitworth, Brett Underwood and Dawson Underwood, all of Juneau; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of his life is planned for this summer. In lieu of flowers, the family asked that contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.