In Memory

Margaret Mary Barrett, 60

Margaret Mary Barrett passed away Oct. 11, 2017, at Rockhampton Hospital in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia. Ms. Barrett was born March 31, 1957, in Anchorage. She is survived by her husband, Avon Barret; and children, Jennifer Tourneric, Patricia Paterson and Rayanne Toigo.

Agnes Alma Dalton Johnson, 90

Agnes Alma Dalton Johnson passed away Dec. 15, 2017, at Wesleyan House in Anchorage. Ms. Johnson was born July 19, 2017, in Klawock, Alaska. She is survived by Elizabeth Jane Terry, Kenneth Vernon Johnson, Bernard William Johnson, Elwood Johnson, Elmer Johnson, Mark Johnson, Michael Johnson and Diane Elaine Johnson.

Edward “Rocky” LaBarge, 64

Edward “Rocky” LaBarge passed away Dec. 30, 2017, at Crossroads Care Center in Weyauwega, Wis. Mr. LaBarge was born Feb. 3, 1953, in Hayward, Wis. He is survived by his sisters, Carol “Penny” Pehlke, Charlene Bickford and Arlene “Tina” Skavland; and brother, Bill Kalmakoff.

Daniel Mike Simmonds, 63

Daniel Mike Simmonds passed away April 15, 2017, in Anchorage. Mr. Simmonds was born Jan. 26, 1954, in Barrow, Alaska. He is survived by his sisters, Elsie Mae Nagaruk, Martha K. Bennett and Alice M. Willie.

Anna Stephan, 81

Anna Stephan passed away Oct. 2, 2017, at Paris Regional Hospital in Paris, Texas. Ms. Stephan was born Feb. 12, 1936. She and her husband, Paul Sr., were well known on the gospel singing circuit. She was a member of Grace Assembly in Idabel, Okla., and had retired from the Idabel Walmart Supercenter. Ms. Stephan was active in the Chocktaw senior groups in both Idabel and Broken Bow, Okla., where she learned to paint and do pottery. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Cheryl Jessie Stephan; brothers, James “Chun” Frazier and Benny Frazier; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends.

Paul “PeeWee” Stephan Jr., 54

Paul “PeeWee” Stephan Jr. passed away Jan. 1 at home in Idabel, Okla. Mr. Stephan was born June 29, 1963, in Chicago. He enjoyed playing sports with family and friends, hunting and fishing, and making people laugh. His family remembers him as someone always willing to lend a hand to those in need. Mr. Stephan is survived by his wife, Cheryl Jessie-Stephan; father-in-law, Herbert Jessie; brother-in-law, Robert Jessie; nephews, Colin Wieman and Jonathan and Joshua Jessie; nieces, Katelyn, Taylor and Kaili Jessie; cousin, Donna Forbit; uncles, James “Chun” Frazier and Benny Frazier; Alaskan relatives of the Stephan, Bismark, Chickalusion, Standifer, McCord and Constantine families; adopted “sister-in-law” Cher Garrett; and numerous cousins, friends and coworkers.


Peter James Charles, 75
Ruth Anne DeMit, 69
Grace Yoshiko Honda, 94
Sue Ann Kelly, 63
Ingrid Mae Ling, 40
Steven David Morency, 66