In Memory

Renee Louise Baker, 46

Renee Louise Baker passed away Oct. 16 at Samaritan Evergreen Hospice in Albany, Ore. Ms. Baker was born on Jan. 29, 1970. She is survived by her children, Naomi Nau, Nathaniel Hosier, Bly Hosier, Tehya Hosier, Talisa Hosier, Gabriel Ortiz and Adaline Ange; siblings, Brian Peterson, Sandy Handsaker, Delbert Handsaker and Lisa Harrison; father, Harold Harrison; and boyfriend, Geraldo Ortiz.

Carolyn Jean Clark, 68

Carolyn Jean Clark passed away July 20 at home in Lynnwood, Wash. Ms. Clark was born on Nov. 11, 1947, in Fairbanks, Alaska. She is survived by her children, Verena Lee Bean-Schuch, John Raymond Clark II and Steven Michael Clark; and grandchildren, Ethan Schuch, Ethan Tate Clark, Jessinda Clark, Chase Michael Clark and Kennedy Jean Clark.

Marcella F. Coleman (AKA Malpica), 64

Marcella F. Coleman (aka Malpica) passed away March 21 at Merit Health River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg, Miss. Ms. Coleman was born on Sept. 28, 1951, in Kodiak, Alaska. She is survived by her children, Edwin Malpica, Marcella McCormick, Miguel Malpica and Roberto Malpica; granddaughters, Samantha Malpica, Rita Malpica, Layla Malpica, Aryssa Malpica and Victoria McCormick; grandsons, Edwin James (E.J.) Malpica, Cody McAllister, Tony Malpica and Jayden Malpica; sisters, Barbara Voegtle, Bertha Oquendo, Loretta Lover and Leona Riley; brothers, Izair Chute, Roy Chute, John Borenin and David Borenin; and many nieces and nephews.

Trudy Ellen Hodgins, 54

Trudy Ellen Hodgins passed away Aug. 20 at Whatcom Hospice House in Bellingham, Wash. Ms. Hodgins was born on March 19, 1962, in Bethel, Alaska. She is survived by her children, Christopher Morrow, Desiree Castle and Steven Morrow Jr.; mother, Laura Hodgins; sister, Terri Woods; and brothers, Gary Hodgins and Gerald Kelly.

Nina D. Mercer, 84

Nina D. Mercer passed away July 14 at home in Chugiak, Alaska. Ms. Mercer was born on Feb. 25, 1932, in Flat, Alaska. She is survived by her daughter, Lillian Mercer; granddaughter, SSGT Kendra McAlpin (USAF); grandson, Jon McAlpin; brother, Alfred Miller; and sister, Virginia Rude.

Michael Roy Stem, 57

Michael Roy Stem passed away Sept. 27 at home in Big Lake, Alaska. Mr. Stem was born on April 15, 1959, in Columbus, Ohio. He is survived by his sisters, Deborah McLaughlin, Patricia T., Tanhley T., Beatrice Roff and Maxiane Campbell; brother, William Stem; nephews, William Barenz and Andrew Scott-Logue; and nieces, Kehau Boscia and Jessica Boscia.

Kyle Brennan Taylor, 30

Kyle Brennan Taylor passed away Sept. 22 at home in Cantwell, Alaska. Mr. Taylor was born July 22, 1986, in Anchorage. He is survived by his grandmother, Irene Pedersen; mother, Kellie Taylor; brothers, Levi and Tony Taylor; sisters, Melissa and Faith Taylor; and aunts, Belinda Creeden, Sherry Gabby and Loann Smith.


Walter Robert Blankenship, 65
Donna Jackmon-Hart, 68
Edwin William Larson, 73
Lena Kalgapak Simmonds, 82