Alaskans Pay Respects to Ted Stevens

Len Anderson, KSKA – Anchorage

At about 9:30 this morning, the body of Senator Ted Stevens arrived at All
Saints Episcopal Church for a public visitation to begin at 10:00 a.m. and
continue until 8:00 this evening.

The cadence of the military honor guard slowly brought Steven’s body from
the hearse, past the over two dozen, black garbed family members and after a
brief prayer at the entrance, into the church.

The visitation line outside the church began forming before 9 o’clock. ¬†At
the head of it, was Michael Monger, who drove up this morning from Soldotna.

After the public visitation ends at 8:00 p.m., a motorcade procession will take
the body of Senator Ted Stevens from All Saints Episcopal Church to the
Anchorage Baptist Temple for tomorrow’s service.

For more photos from this event, please visit our Flikr page.

Photo by Patrick Yack, APRN- Anchorage: The honor guard carries the casket of former Senator Ted Stevens into the All Saints Episcopal Church on Tuesday, August 17.

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