In Memory

Richard Riley Clyde, 77

Richard Riley Clyde passed away Sept. 9. Mr. Clyde was born on Sept. 16, 1938, in Sleetmute, Alaska. He married his wife, LaNora, in 1961 in Anchorage; the couple settled in 1968 in Carson City, Nev., where they raised four sons. Mr. Clyde worked for the State of Nevada, first for the Department of Transportation and later for the Division of Water Resources, retiring in 1995. Mr. Clyde was active in youth sports and a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles and the Ormsby Sportsman’s Association. He is survived by his wife, LaNora; sons, Leonard Clyde (Celeste), Gordon Clyde (Diane), Wes Clyde and Aaron Clyde (Davida); granddaughters, Kathleen Clyde, Teagan (Josh Kolodzie), Taelor Clyde and Shayla Clyde; sister, Grace Slayter; and brother, Bill Clyde.

Willis Harvey Hamilton Jr., 79

Willis Harvey Hamilton Jr. passed away Sept. 11 at the PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center in Ketchikan, Alaska. Mr. Hamilton was born July 18, 1937, in Ketchikan, Alaska. He is survived by his sister, Bertha Peratrovich and brothers, Gary Hamilton and Dana Hamilton.

patricia-johnsonPatricia Ann Johnson, 62

Patricia Ann Johnson passed away Sept. 28 at home in Seward, Alaska. Ms. Johnson was born June 16, 1954, in Anchorage, where she grew up, graduated high school and attended college. She worked at Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward from 1988 until her retirement in June 2016. Ms. Johnson enjoyed photography, gardening, berry picking, fishing, the beach and walking her dog, Wicket. She is survived by her husband, Charlie Johnson; sisters, Virginia Wilcoxson (Jim) and Mae Faucett; brother, Vic Sanders (Becky); nieces, Mandy Taylor (Tom) and Annie Wenstrup (Mike); nephews, Jamie Wilcoxson (Megan), Dan Faucett and Justin, Jarrod and Josh Sanders; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

Eleanor Rita Thurmond, 82

Eleanor Thurmond passed away Sept. 17 in North Pole, Alaska. Ms. Thurmond was born June 22, 1934. She is survived by her children, Rebecca Gagnon, John Flink, Maryann Flink and Josephine Gillmer.


Maxem Alex Jr., 71
Debra Ann Carltikoff, 62
Carolyn Jean Clark, 68
Gary Allen Greatreaks, 65
Gene Tunney McCarty, 87
Mike J. Steik, 82