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OBITUARIES AND DEATH NOTICES

Many of these were taken from the Stockholder Newsletter of Sealaska.com

ASARO Agnes Alice Asaro, 83, of North Bend WA
ATKINSON Fred Earl Atkinson, 73, of Albuquerque, NM
BARTLETT Fern Margaret Bartlett, 84, of Sequim WA
BENNETT Wilma Louise Bennett, 68, of Juneau AK
BOLTON Mary Ellen Bolton, 70, of Bonney Lake WA
BOYLES Flora Boyles, 70, of Anchorage AK
BREMNER Yakutat resident Angel Lee Bremner, infant daughter of Dane and Erma Bremner, died April 3, 2006, at Yakutat Health Clinic due to premature birth. A service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Evergreen Memorial Chapel, 737 E St. The Rev. Marlan Schoenlieben will officiate. Burial will be at Yakutat Cemetery. Angel was born April 3, 2006, in Yakutat. She is survived by her parents, Dane and Erma Bremner; and sister, Jade Bremner.
BROWN Selina Elain Brown, 91, of Gresham OR
BROWN Neil Tyler, 52, of Anchorage AK
CONRAD Clara Conrad, 72, of Tok, AK

DALLAS-JONES

Shirley Ruth Dallas Jones

Shirley Ruth Dallas Jones, Macon, Mo — Shirley Jones, a resident of Sierra Vista and Hereford, AZ for 27 years, passed away Friday, January 28, 2011.
She was born August 3, 1937 in Callao, Missouri, to Leonard and Lena Dallas. After graduation from Callao High School, Shirley married a military member and lived in many different locations, both stateside and overseas locations to include Casablanca, French Morocco and Yakutat, Alaska.
Shirley worked at several jobs in the area of Sierra Vista, including driving a City Bus, fueling aircraft at the airfield on Fort Huachuca, Saint Vincent de Paul, and owned a small business, Mugs Up Coffee, supplying coffee to various offices in the area, and also drove Semi-Trucks (18 wheelers) from coast to coast. She was a member of the Sierra Vista Rotary Club for several years. Shirley was an avid reader, enjoyed gardening, and loved animals, especially her horses.
She was preceded in death by her father, Leonard, her mother, Lena, her brother, Kenneth, and grandson, Stephen Peel.
Shirley is survived by her longtime companion, Christopher Hasney, her brother Charles (Bonnie) Dallas, of Marshall, Missouri, her brother Donald (Vicky) Dallas of Orrick, Missouri, her sister Sharon (Edward) Lopez of Sierra Vista, AZ, her daughter, Helen Jones, of Shawnee, Kansas, her son, Russell Jones, of Olathe, Kansas, grandsons D.W. II and Christopher Peel, granddaughter Heather Alflen, great-grandchildren Wesley and Lindsay Peel, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no funeral service or memorial. Please consider a donation to the Casa de la Paz Hospice.

DOWDY Douglas Brian Dowdy, 54, of Lynwood WA
DUPEE Dorothy Dupee, 92, of Midland TX
EDENSHAW Gerald Edenshaw Sr., 76, of Ketchikan, AK
EDWARDS Sally B. Edwards
BORN: November 9, 1925
DIED: March 21, 2011
RESIDENCE: Yakutat, AK
FANNING Former Yakutat resident Jill Kathleen Fanning died Dec. 10, 2006, 58, of natural causes on at the family's winter Jill was born in Ellsworth, Kansas on May 24, 1948. She graduated from North High in Denver, attended Colorado State University and Greely Teachers College in Colorado and graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Jill loved and was much loved by many friends in Alaska, Mexico and throughout the U.S. and Canada. Jill's home was in Yakutat for the past 15 years. Jill moved to Fairbanks in 1969 with Ken. They built and lived in a small cabin on Chena Pump Road. Ken guided and trapped. Jill worked at 1st National Bank, taught first grade for a year in North Pole and was associated with Reality Inc. for 12 years in Fairbanks. In 1988, they moved to Yakutat, where they operated the Yakutat Lodge and a successful fishing and hunting business. Music was a big part of her life and she participated in the Sweet Adeline's, sang in the church choir in Fairbanks and had just joined a singing group "The Quesa Devas" in Mexico. She entertained many friends and clients with Karaoke nights. Jill was at peace with her faith. Services were held in Puerto Vallarta for many family and friends. A memorial will be held in the spring in Yakutat. She is survived by family members whom she loved dearly: her husband of 37 years, Ken Fanning; son, Kip Fanning, and his family, Tammy Demmert, Kelsey Rae Fanning and Samson Demmert of Yakutat; along with others Jill considered her children: Ron and Sara Warren and their daughter, Emma, of Sitka; Rob Noyes of Yakutat; George Bock of Maine; Leonarda Isidro and her daughter, Karley Jillianna, of Mexico. She also is survived by sisters Sheila Cleary of Denver and Vicki Schneider of San Diego and other relatives; niece Whitney Perri of Denver, aunts Doris Eilrich of Kansas and Alice Robbins of Denver.
FERGUSON Steele A. Ferguson, 76, of Seattle WA
FIELD Ellen Jo (Chilton) Field, 54, of Lancaster, NY
FIELDS Barbara Louise Fields, 58, of Klawock AK
FILKINS William Earl Filkins, 53, of Anchorage AK
FREDRICKSON Daniel Paul Frederickson, 49, of Angoon AK
GEORGE Everett Palmer George, 56, died July 29, 2000 at his home in Anchorage, Alaska. Mr. George was born in Yakutat, Alaska on Dec. 3, 1943. He is survived by Virginia Graham, Zenith Williams Jr., Lillian Outwater, Teddy, David and Tawni Williams, Dorothy Smith, and Elsie Stewart.
GEORGE Robert Harry George,70, Sooke, BC
GRAY Samuel Jonah Gray, 68, of Terrace, BC
GREENWALD Karl Harry Greenwald Sr., 82, of Hoonah AK
HAGGARD Frances Denise Haggard, 62, of Tacoma WA
HANSON Frances Delbert Hanson, 81, of Auburn WA
HARRIS Marilyn J. Harris, 57, of Palmer AK
HENRY Frederick B. Henry Sr., 66, bn April 15, 1944, d February 22, 2011, of Yakutat, AK
HOWARD Rosalyn Howard, 76, of Anchorage AK
HULS Mary Jane Huls, 67, of Sitka AK
LAMPE Robert A. Lampe, 58, of Hoonah AK
LAWRENCE Erma Grace Lawrence, 98, of Kasaan AK
LEKANOFF Michael Lekanoff, 78, of Anchorage AK
LEWIS Barbara C. Lewis, 70, of Haines AK
LONG Minnie E. Long, 61, of Springville CA
MAPES Barbara J. Mapes, 57, was born on July 30, 1953 and passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2011. Barbara was a resident of Yakutat, Alaska.
MAPES Cecilia C. Mapes, bn February 19, 1925, died June 14, 2011, of Yakutat, AK
MARTIN Elena Jessie Martin, 46, Mesa AZ
MORRISON Woodrow Wilson Morrison Sr., 96, of Anchorage AK
ODELL Caroline J. Padon Odell, 60, Pelican AK
OSBORNE James Russell Osborne Jr., 54, Hoonah AK
PEGUES June D. Pegues, 80, Federal Way, WA
RIDLEY George F. Ridley, 78, of Sitka AK
RIES Karen A. Ries
BORN: May 7, 1951
DIED: February 15, 2010
RESIDENCE: Yakutat, AK
RUSSELL James D. Russell
BORN: July 22, 1926
DIED: January 14, 2010
RESIDENCE: Yakutat, AK
SAMUELSON Walter P. Samuelson Jr., 47, Sitka AK
SMITH Winnafred J. Smith, 79, Hoonah AK
STADURES Joseph Leon Stadures Jr., 54, Klawock AK
SUMMERS Debra Lee Summers, 58, Shoreline WA
THIELE Donna Ellen Thiele, 60, Edmonds, WA
TONSGARD Michael P. Tonsgard, 47, Arlington WA
UNGUDRUK Mabel Irene Ungudruk, 88, of Anchorage AK
VONDA Robert Joseph Vonda, 55, Juneau AK
WARREN Richard C. Warren, 76, Haines, AK
WHITE David White Sr., 73, Juneau AK
WIETING Marilyn Ann Wieting, 66, Anchorage AK
WILLIAMS Kimberly M. Williams, 36, of Dublin CA
WURTH Gregory S. Wurth, 52, El Cajon CA
   
 
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