In memory

Alice Joann Callahan, 66
Alice Joann Callahan died Aug. 26 at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Ms. Callahan was born Dec. 4, 1943, in Anchorage. She is survived by her daughter, Angela Erb; sons, Wayne Johnson, Alan Johnson and Patrick Nutt; sister, Beverly Pfluger; and cousin, Becky Lyon.

LaVonne Eileen (Kelly) Horseman, 71
LaVonne Eileen Horseman died July 28 at home in Mt. Sterling, Ky. Ms. Horseman was born in Seldovia, Alaska. She is survived by her daughter, Tami Omohundro; sons, Tye Peterson, Todd VanderPlaats and Thor Horseman; sister, June Hardy; brother, Sonny Kelly; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

George Karabelnikoff, 97
George Karabelnikoff died Aug. 5 at home in Anchorage. Mr. Karabelnikoff was born April 8, 1913, in Kodiak, Alaska. He attended Juneau High School and the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering in 1938. Just prior to graduating, he married a fellow student Sigrid Enatti. He and Sigrid lived in Fairbanks, Nome and Anchorage, where they settled in 1943 to raise three sons: Lee, Don and Ken. Mr. Karabelnikoff enjoyed a distinguished 33-year career as an engineer with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which included receiving the National Distinguished Service Award and appointment to the Gold Nugget Order for his professional commitment to excellence. Mr. Karabelnikoff mentored many young Alaskans throughout his adult life, and was said to be the “most feared and respected chief engineer at the FAA.” Mr. Karabelnikoff was a hockey coach who started leagues at the 9th & E Street rink, co-founded the Anchorage Sports Arena, coached many young players in his front yard hockey rink and hosted many hockey athletes visiting from out-of-town. He is survived by his three sons, Lee, Don and Ken Karabelnikoff; and five grandchildren, Roberta, Daniel, Robert, David and Katherine Karabelnikoff.

Dolores Tanzer Powell, 77
Dolores T. Powell died Aug. 8 at the Hospice House in Tallahassee, Fla. Ms. Powell was born in Seldovia, Alaska. She is survived by her husband, Jon C. Powell; and daughters, Lorinda Cooper, Nona Babich, Deedra Brewer, Marla Dudley, Sally Martin, Edie Johnson, Jenny Hetzler and Rebecca Coffee.

Randy Clyde Cronce, 58
Nora Hamersley, 78
Lorine Louise Snyder, 55