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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.


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Jackson, George F. (Shorty) Devotion II Valley 8/13/1985
Jackson, Nora K. Finch Devotion II Valley 7/25/1985
Jackson, Patti Jo Devotion II Valley 5/18/1987
Jaeger, Corey Issac Babyland II Valley 4/8/1992
Jarvis, Carl W. Welfare Valley 10/29/1970
Jaworski, Peter F. Gethsemane Valley 5/8/1973
Jenks, Gillian Marie Babyland II Valley 8/6/1990
Jennsen, Iris Elezabeth Apostle Hill Valley 9/8/1989
Jensen, Emil  Gethsemane Valley 5/24/1979
Jensen, Marie Colleen Welfare Valley 9/17/1971
Jenssen, Danny Halvdan Apostle Hill Valley 5/18/1971
Jenssen, Iris Elizabeth Apostle Hill Valley 9/8/1999
Jochen, Erwin P Gethsemane Valley 6/29/1974
Jochen, Marguerite E Gethsemane Valley 8/7/1973
John, Guy  Gethsemane Valley 6/21/1976
Johnson, Charles Augustus Everlasting Life Valley 5/12/2001
Johnson, Charlette J. Everlasting Life Valley 5/24/1977
Johnson, Christine Lee Cremains Island Valley N/A
Johnson, Dorothy Mae LDS Sec7 Valley 7/6/1999
Johnson, Fredrick H. LDS Sec7 Valley 6/8/1968
Johnson, Gertrude V. Catholic Valley 5/27/1975
Johnson, Irene Ida Apostle Hill Valley 5/26/1969
Johnson, Ivis Aleen Apostle Hill Valley 7/8/1972
Johnson, Johan F. Apostle Hill Valley 6/18/2010
Johnson, Milford B. Everlasting Life Valley 10/16/2003
Johnson, Orville Richard Everlasting Life Valley 4/20/1980
Johnson, Robert Alexander Everlasting Life Valley 9/13/1973
Johnson, Thor F. Catholic Valley 7/26/1977
Johnson, Vieno Esther Everlasting Life Valley 5/17/2003
Jones, Connie Eileen MHG Valley 1/19/1980
Jones, Eugene Curtis Gethsemane Valley 6/14/1974
Jones, Gladys W. MHG Valley 10/20/1978
Jones, Richard M. MHG Valley 5/3/2005
Jordan, Florence Beatrice Everlasting Life Valley 5/27/2009
Jukkala, Andrew Kenneth Apostle Hill Valley 6/3/1993
Jurd, Gladys Marie A MHG Valley 8/7/1968
Jurgeleit, Oscar F. Apostle Hill Valley 10/12/1970

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