John Haven Franklin

Posted: Friday, February 09, 2001

Soldotna resident John Haven Franklin died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2001, at his home in Soldotna. He was 82.

At his request no services are planned.

Mr. Franklin was born in Wisconsin on May 31, 1918. He moved to Alaska in 1989 and always lived in Soldotna.

He was a pilot in the United States Navy during World War II. He eventually retired from the Navy while serving at the United States Naval Amphibious Base in Coronado, Calif.

He is survived by his wife, Helen Franklin, of Soldotna; son and daughter-in-law, John and Cathy Franklin, of Washington; daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Andy Anderson, of Tucson, Ariz.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.

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