Paul S. Coulter
Longtime North Kenai and Kenai resident Paul S. Coulter died Friday, Oct. 21, 2005, at Central Peninsula General Hospital in Soldotna. He was 48.
A celebration of life and potluck will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Soldotna Senior Citizens Center. His ashes will be scattered over Cook Inlet at a later time.
Mr. Coulter was born April 1, 1957, at Westover Air Force Medical Center in Massachusetts to Eugene F. And Betty H. (Nelson) Coulter. In 1959, the family was transferred to Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage and Alaska became his permanent home. In 1965, the family moved to a homestead above Boulder Point, north of Kenai, about five miles off the North Road. In 1972, Mr. Coulter moved to an establishment in Valdez to attend school.
In 1982, Mr. Coulter joined his mother, Betty, in Anchorage. In 1985, they returned to North Kenai and he started working for Frontier Community Services, then known as Frontier Training Center. He was responsible for laundry and janitorial duties. He formed many friendships while working at FCS.
In 1991, Mr. Coulter and his mother relocated to Kenai to be closer to his work. In 1996, they purchased a home where he resided until his death. Mr. Coulter and his mother had a very close relationship, which was a great comfort to both.
Mr. Coulter was preceded in death by his father, Eugene F. Coulter; grandparents, Harry and Nannie Nelson and Nick and Neoma Coulter; uncles, Walter, Francis and James Nelson; and many of his Alaska family.
He is survived by his mother, Betty H. Coulter; sister and brother-in-law, Diane Jean and Ron Mansfield of Virginia; niece, Christine Mansfield of Rhode Island; aunts, Thelma Boyce of Tularosa, N.M., Evelyn Zwanzinger of Orange, Iowa, Rachel Farmer of Waterloo, Iowa, Jo A. Hunmuller of Dysart, Iowa, and Thelma Nelson of Eagle River; nephews, Glade, Brian and Todd Nelson and their wives and families, all of Alaska; many nieces and nephews throughout the Lower 48; and an extended Alaska family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Mr. Coulter's name to Hope Community Resources, 43335 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Ste. 27, Soldotna, AK 99669.
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai.
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