Alice Bouwens, 85
Alice Bouwens died Feb. 18 at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Ms. Bouwens was born in Ninilchik, Alaska. She is survived by her daughter, Camille Walls; and sons, William Jr., Mike, Dan and Ray Bouwens.
Katherine (Kate) M. Callahan, 82
Katherine (Kate) M. Callahan died Jan. 31 in Anchorage. Ms. Callahan was born Dec. 7, 1927, in Kanatak, Alaska. She is survived by her daughters, Sharon Weathers, Georgia Mario and Grace Dorman; son, Alexander Callahan; sister, Doris Lind; and nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Jay Clifford Hudson, 52
Jay Clifford Hudson died Dec. 2, 2009, at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Mr. Hudson was born Sept. 16, 1957, in Palmer, Alaska. He is survived by his sons, Clifford J. and Dustin R. Hudson; mother, Ollie Hudson; father, Clifford Hudson; and brothers, Bruce, Chuck and Scott Hudson.
John Hughes, 95
John Hughes died Jan. 23 in Tacoma, Wash. Mr. Hughes was born May 21, 1914, in Chignik, Alaska. He is survived by his son, David Hughes; sister, Alice Chadwick; nieces, Kathryn Duncan, Carlene Faithful and Julie Wahl; and nephew, David Allen.
Josephine Alice (Rouse) Parkinson, 63
Josephine Alice Parkinson died Jan. 31. Ms. Parkinson was born June 6, 1946, in Anchorage. She is survived by her children and their families, Stanley (Kirt), Cassie, Ashley, Kelsie, Stanley III and Lance; Sheri, Steve, Phillip and Axel (Hillstrand), and Geran Phillips, and William (Sam), Jessica, Sammy and Kris; and sisters, Anne Keeton and Debby Parr.
Richard C. Sambo, 65
Richard C. Sambo died Dec. 23, 2009, in Anchorage. Mr. Sambo was born in Anchorage. He is survived by his wife, Rhonda M. Sambo; daughter, Rhonda L. Tapp; and granddaughters, Natane Sambo-Freeman and Danielle Tapp.
Walter Reginald Thomas, 89
Walter R. Thomas died Jan. 5 at Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage. Mr. Thomas was born Sept. 2, 1920, in Sheridan, Wyo. He is survived by his daughters, Cheryl Gargrave and Elizabeth Heimburger; sons, Walter Jr. and Erroll R. Thomas; daughter in-law, Margaret Thomas; stepdaughters, Daisy Clark and Charlene Russell; stepson, Ronald Thomas; sister, Vivian K. Abood; and 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Janet Sue Williams (a.k.a. Estabrook), 66
Janet Sue Williams died Dec. 12, 2009, at home in Anchorage. Ms. Williams was born in 1943 in Anchorage. She is survived by her husband, Aaron R. Williams; daughters, Georgina Lamaroux and Peggy Clinton; and son, Anthony Estabrook.
Georgianna Baremore, 79
Robert William Goocher, 66
Anna Agnes Ireton, 94
Viola Hilda Meining, 86