Teddy Paul Guthrie

Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2003

Nikiski resident Teddy Paul Guthrie died Easter Sunday, April 20, 2003, at his home in Nikiski. He was 49.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kenai. His ashes will be buried on the family plot in Knob Creek, Ark.

Mr. Guthrie was born Jan. 27, 1954, the son of John and Bessie Guthrie. He married his childhood sweetheart and his eternal wife, Marsha, 32 years ago. He lived his life in pursuit of great adventure and his last great adventure was moving to Alaska six years ago.

"Ted's friends and family were his greatest joy, and he loved to make things and give things to others so much. He was multitalented and pursued several interesting careers in his lifetime. He especially loved his remote control airplanes and was a gun enthusiast," his family said.

"Ted was an endowment member of the NRA. He was also the recent president of the Peninsula Modeler's Club, member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a great patriot of constitutional rights."

Mr. Guthrie is survived by his wife, Marsha of Nikiski; children, Jarrod, Joshua, Sarah and Meghan, all of Oregon; grandchildren, Coleman, Kody, Arie, Alexis and Madison, of whom he was their proud papa; his twin brother, Fred R. Woods of Boring, Ore., and brother, Wally Guthrie; sisters, Nancy Gillihan, Juanice Brewer and Linda Henderson, all of Arkansas; and his parents, John and Bessie Guthrie of Batesville, Ark.

Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.

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