In Memory

Laura Roseann Harman, 61

Laura Roseann Harman passed away on Dec. 2, 2016, at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. Ms. Harman was born Nov. 7, 1955, in Juneau, Alaska. A lifelong Alaskan, she worked as a tax accountant and paralegal in Anchorage, Kodiak and Soldotna. Ms. Harman counted among her hobbies outdoor pursuits, music, reading, gardening, baking, beading, embroidery and basket weaving. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Kasilof Chapter. Ms. Harman is survived by her mother and stepfather, Irene and Arthur Robinson; father and stepmother, David and Eloise Harman; children, Samuel Lee Yoder and Rhonda Irene Thompson; sisters, Theresa C. Carroll, Denise Cox, Kathleen Harman and Jacqueline Tagaban; brothers, David Jeff Harman, Richard Harman and Thomas Harman; grandchildren, Lucas Sheldahl, Samantha Thompson and Parker Thompson; stepbrothers, Sean Robinson, Aaron Robinson and Luis Beltran; stepsisters, Teresa Kessler, Cecile Cruz, Delana Haag and Karen Aguirre; 27 nieces and nephews; and extended family too numerous to name but greatly loved.

Myrtle V. Jorgensen, 82

Myrtle V. Jorgensen passed away Jan. 24 at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Ms. Jorgensen was born Feb. 16, 1934, in Juneau, Alaska. She is survived by her children, Albert R. Jorgensen and Kamilla D. Diamond; grandchildren, Angela English, Richard Powell III and Sondra Powell; and great-grandchildren, Gabriel McCasland, Kahri English and Lukas English.

Gerald D. Moore, 83

Gerald D. Moore passed away Dec. 28, 2016, at home in Nikiski, Alaska. Mr. Moore was born April 14, 1933, in Otsego, Mich. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War and, while stationed in California, met and married his wife of 60 years, Loretta J. Moore. Mr. Moore was a commercial fisherman and block layer by trade, and retired as a longshoreman. His hobbies included fishing and hunting. He is survived by his wife, Loretta J. Moore; children, Brandon D. Moore and Mary Moore; brother, Darrell Moore; sister-in-law, Judy Moore; sisters, Fran Hall, Betty Spencer and Snooks Walsingham; and many loved nieces and nephews.

Laura Irene Nelson, 73

Laura Irene Nelson passed away Jan. 8, 2016, at St. Elias Specialty Hospital in Anchorage. Ms. Nelson was born Sept. 14, 1942, in Teller, Alaska. She is survived by her brother, Albert Miller Jr.; sister, Sara Tweet; children, Terri Denmark, Robert R. Nelson, Kris T. Dunphy and Richard Nelson; and several grandchildren.

Colleen I. Patrick, 40

Colleen I. Patrick passed away Jan. 19 at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Ms. Patrick was born Jan. 2, 1977, in Bethel, Alaska. She is survived by her mother, Bessie D. Wassillie; brothers, Hal G. Wassillie and Michael T. Wassillie; sisters, Mildred Lupie, Cherleann Rego, Emilianne Atkinson and Kristen Pauilia; daughter, Angelee Azean; and grandchildren, Evon, Taisha and Prinston Azean.

Daniel Soxie, 87

Daniel Soxie passed away Dec. 24, 2016, at home in Unalakleet, Alaska. Mr. Soxie was born Jan. 16, 1929, in Shaktoolik, Alaska. He is survived by his daughters, Hilma P. Soxie and Dalene R. Soxie; grandchildren, Melissa McLeod and Daniel J. Soxie; great-grandson, Everett W. Juan; and sisters, Cicelia B., Janet F., Betty B. and Violet.

InMemory_Paul StephanPaul Stephan, 74

Paul Stephan passed away Jan. 14 at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in Long Beach, Calif. Mr. Stephan was born on March 27, 1942, in Knik, Alaska. He is survived by his wife, Zenobia Stephan; sister, Pauline Chilligan; brother, Ray Stephan; sister-in-law, Karen Stephan; son, David Stephan; daughter-in-law, Trinity Newton; nieces, Rachel Stephan, Michelle Edwards, Tina Hummingbird, Laura Chilligan and Irene Sanford; nephew, Norman Chilligan; grandchildren, Michael Stephan, Skylar Osorio and Katie Newton; and grandnephews, Joseph Edward and Raymond Stephan.


William Charterws Anselm, 73
Katherine Gail Fortman, 79
Dorrell Edward Griggs, 73
Alfred Frank Groller, 92
Mary Ann Hansell, 45
Martin H. Johnson, 94
Stuart Lee Konrad, 62
Barbara Ann Lougheed, 67
Roy Ondola, 74