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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.


Packer, Stephan D. Babyland II Valley 7/20/1994
Paduyos, Frances L Catholic Valley 6/14/1985
Paduyos, Raymond  Catholic Valley 9/23/1985
Palmer, Lawrence H. Everlasting Life Valley 6/15/1997
Palmer, Mary Glen MHG Valley 5/11/2000
Palmer, Ricky W. Everlasting Life Valley 8/3/1996
Paquette, Walter O. Welfare Valley 6/5/1970
Parker, Ella Marie Moose Valley 6/8/1993
Parks, Glen Burton Apostle Hill Valley 5/29/1975
Parks, Naomi Green Apostle Hill Valley 8/21/1998
Parnell, Baby Boy  Babyland Valley 5/29/1973
Pearson, Esther Olive Apostle Hill Valley 6/5/1981
Pearson, William H. Apostle Hill Valley 6/2/1995
Pelow, Wilfred Larry Welfare Valley 6/5/1971
Pendergrass, Jeffery Paul Catholic Valley 5/22/1966
Pendergrass, Yvonne Marie Catholic Valley 6/27/1972
Penney, Loren Collins Devotion II Valley 5/24/1988
Perkins, Dave Eligh Everlasting Life Valley 5/19/2006
Persing, Gladys P. Everlasting Life Valley 6/20/1984
Persing, Melvin W. Everlasting Life Valley 6/30/1980
Peterson, Carl Arthur Apostle Hill Valley 5/12/1970
Peterson, Connie L. Devotion I Valley 7/22/2000
Peterson, Meryle A. Devotion I Valley 8/12/1998
Peterson, Otto W Devotion I Valley 10/27/1966
Pfund, William C. Devotion I Valley 10/23/1966
Phelps, Earl Clifton Everlasting Life Valley 7/15/1969
Phillips, Ernest  Catholic Valley 6/11/1976
Phillips, Ernest J. Catholic Valley 6/17/1985
Phillips, Kaz R. Catholic Valley 7/17/1992
Phillips, Olga  Catholic Valley 5/25/1968
Pine, Johnny D. Babyland Valley 5/26/1977
Pippel, James C. Devotion I Valley 6/13/1996
Pippel, Melva A Devotion I Valley 7/19/1989
Pippel, Walter George Devotion I Valley 10/18/1969
Poulsen, Eynar Mead Devotion I Valley 9/23/1976
Provo, Janet L. Apostle Hill Valley 5/29/1981
Provolt, Joseph Brian Everlasting Life Valley 6/7/1995
Pyrah, Kathyrn Anna MHG Valley 11/6/2010

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