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Valley Memorial Park is located beyond the Knik River at mile 12.8 on the Old Glenn Highway near Bodenburg Butte, a well known landmark in the area. The 7 acre cemetery was established in 1962 and Angelus assumed management and care of the Park in 1983.
As you enter through the stone pillars and wrought iron gates, your eyes are drawn to the Monument of Flags at the crest of the hill that is the backdrop of the cemetery. As you survey the surrounding area, Matanuska and Pioneer Peaks and Lazy Mountain are just a few of the easily identifiable landmarks.

History of Valley Memorial Park

Valley Memorial Park, formerly known as Valley Memory Gardens, was established in 1962. It's original owners ended up in bankruptcy some years later. Burials began in 1964. Angelus Memorial Park bought the bankrupt Valley Memory Gardens in 1983. At that time, the perpetual care fund was depleted, one gravestone sat 150 feet away from the holder's grave, and records were in a confused mess. People who had bought lots and paid for burial services at the cemetery lost more than $1 million in the bankruptcy. All of the cemetery buildings and equipment were lost. Source: Angelus Memorial Park. Visit their website for further information.


Abernathy, Leslie H Devotion I Valley 10/9/1964
Adams, Charles  Welfare Valley 10/4/2001
Adams, Eva R. Apostle Hill Valley 12/28/1999
Adams, James D. Apostle Hill Valley 10/15/1986
Adams, Jess Allan Catholic Valley 7/25/1983
Adams, Patrick Robert Catholic Valley 7/20/1977
Adams, Robert Patrick Catholic Valley 7/20/1977
Affinito, John  MHG Valley 5/31/1980
Ahwimona, Laura Lee Babyland Valley 5/26/1970
Aiken, Patrick Robert Apostle Hill Valley 6/6/1990
Akelkok, Clinton  Babyland II Valley 8/21/1978
Aklestad, Ronald P. Devotion I Valley 7/3/2003
Albert, William Weston Babyland Valley 9/12/1970
Allen, George Mason Apostle Hill Valley 5/20/1970
Allen, Harold Robert Last Supper 10 Valley 5/17/2002
Allen, Helen Kelly Everlasting Life Valley 5/25/1968
Alongo, Ruby Mildred Apostle Hill Valley 6/15/1979
Alton, Lillian E MHG Valley 5/16/1978
Alton, Lyle R. MHG Valley 11/4/1978
Amberg, Jessica Marie Babyland II Valley 7/14/1984
Amburgey, Hillard Potts Welfare Valley 5/23/1975
Ammons, Anna S. Gethsemane Valley N/A
Amuchuk, Sam  Welfare Valley 6/10/1972
Amundson, Emma  Welfare Valley 6/10/1972
Anaya, Mauricio Ricardo Babyland Valley 8/15/1971
Anderson, Frances L. Apostle Hill Valley 7/14/1981
Anderson, Freda F. Apostle Hill Valley 6/7/1984
Anderson, Peter A. Welfare Valley 6/14/1972
Anderson, Rodney W. Apostle Hill Valley 9/9/1992
Anderson, Russell Lawrence Babyland Valley 9/13/1966
Armstrong, John Samuel Gethsemane Valley 7/25/1980
Armstrong, Stephen Tracy Gethsemane Valley 5/28/1976
Arndt, Gene Raymond Everlasting Life Valley 8/28/1974
Arpke, Nancy L. Welfare Valley 6/14/1972
Ashmore, Elroy Archie Catholic Valley 9/12/1984
Atwater, Jack Roy Catholic Valley 5/13/1980
Atwood, Jay Purvine Babyland II Valley 5/16/1984
Aubrey, Robyn Adair Gethsemane Valley 6/20/1968
Avey, Dexter  Welfare Valley 7/7/1968

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