Community: 50th anniversary celebration 

Click on the images for photo enlargements.

Click here for page 2

From the beginning of Delta

People who attended the July 25, 2010 Community Picnic that were in Delta Junction when the city incorporated in 1960. Back Row (Standing): Glen Shields, Wanda (Bell) Morden, Carol and Jon Dufendach, Hawley Zachgo, Theresa (Kindy) Mallory with grandson Owen Dean Morley, Butch Brant, Ricky Corrado, Pat (Smith) White, Jon Brewis, Susie (Kelly) Sandy, Loni (Brewis) Hippler, Terri (Brewis) Crowson, Emma (Gilbertson) Sparks, and Betty Smith. Middle Row (Standing): JW Musgrove and Dan Adams. Front Row (Kneeling): Mary Leith-Dowling, Todd Zachgo, Jay White, Jerry Zachgo, JoAn and Russell Talvi, Kim (Lentz) Wood, Art Keaster, Christie (Brant) Mason, Adaline (Gilbertson) Blum, and Roy Gilbertson. Regretfully, many people, who lived in Delta Junction in 1960 and also attended the picnic, were not shown in the photo.

Photos Courtesy Mike Kingston/CRTC

Picnic Photos

Photos are courtesy of Flower Cole

Cake Photo Courtesy Tracy Blais

July 25, 2010










The photos posted below are courtesy of Carol Watkins.

Thomas Case and Lt. Gen. USAF (ret) Mat Joyce

Councilman Dawn Grossmann

Dale Diviney

 Thomas Case, Lt. Gen. USAF (Ret.) President & Chief Operating Officer, Alaska Aerospace Corporation, and Mat Joyce, VP and Program Manager, Ground-based Midcourse Defense, Lockheed Martin 

Councilman Dawn Grossmann presenting Resolution 2011-02 to Pastor Carin "Bear" Bjorn von Letzendorf honoring and acknowledging her service as Delta Junction Volunteer Fire Chief 

Dale Diviney providing escort
service into the park ball field

Joanne Heitman

Mayor Mary Leith-Dowling

49th Missile Defense Battalion Soldiers

Pioneer Joanne Heitman (80) preparing to sing the
Alaska Flag Song

Mayor Mary Leith-Dowling
preparing to cut the anniversary cake

49th Missile Defense Battalion Soldiers and Color Guard: SGT Wayne Chaput (holding weapon), SGT Jarrod Cuthbertson (holding National Colors), SPC Justin Rojeski (holding Alaska Flag), SGT Christopher Thomas (holding weapon), and SSG Kenneth Seymore, Color Guard NCOIC (behind formation)

Audrey Cepeda






Audrey Cepeda singing the
National Anthem   

LTC Chris Chronis, Installation Commander, US Army Garrison, Ft. Greely, Alaska

City of Delta Junction
PO Box 229
Delta Junction, Alaska 99737-0229

Telephone: 907.895.4656
Fax: 907.895.4375

Location: 2288 Deborah Street
Office hours:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday

site management: northwest web craft