Rufino Rudy Davis Jr., 73
Rufino Rudy Davis Jr. passed away Jan. 29 in Salinas, Calif. Mr. Davis was born Sept. 28, 1946, in Salinas, Calif. His wife of nearly 40 years, Augustina Davis, said the couple stayed true to its marriage vows. In addition to his wife, Mr. Davis is survived by his children, Leilani Sandoval, Julia Ruelas, Rufina Ballesteros, Trina M. Davis, David B. Davis and Rufino Davis III; siblings, Linda Harvey, Dolores Smith, Bernadette Mesa and Patrick Davis; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Katherine L. Dickson, 79
Katherine L. Dickson passed away Jan. 17 at home in Eagle River, Alaska. Ms. Dickson was born Oct. 17, 1940, in Kanatak, Alaska. She married her high-school sweetheart, Alan Dickson, and together raised three children. Ms. Dickson counted among her many hobbies camping, clam digging, cooking, fishing, gardening and hunting. She is survived by her husband, Alan A. Dickson; and children, Karla Kahklen, Cheryl Lacy and Bret Dickson.
Lori Ann (Nystrom) Fischer, 58
Lori Ann Nystrom Fisher passed away Dec. 28, 2019, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash. Ms. Fischer was born June 13, 1961, in Bremerton, Wash. She worked as an in-home caregiver in Tacoma and spent her free time traveling. Ms. Nystrom Fischer was a proud member of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe. She is survived by her mother, Ann Anderson; stepfather, Dan Anderson; and siblings, Lowell Nystrom, Alan Nystrom, Kim Nystrom, Sandy Nystrom, Stephanie Dahlberg and Thomas Doleman.
Cecilia M. Green, 80
Cecilia M. Green passed away July 24, 2019, in Phoenix. Ms. Green was born Sept. 27, 1938, in Merced, Calif. She is survived by her children, Dale E. Gillespie, Andrew M. Gillespie, Kenneth E. Gillespie and Richard A. Gillespie.
Jeffery Moore, 20
Jeffery Moore passed away March 13, 2018, in Soldotna, Alaska. Mr. Moore was born Oct. 6, 1997, in Soldotna, Alaska.
Parker Jefferies Nation Sr., 88
Parker Jefferies Nation Sr. passed away Dec. 22, 2019, at home in Fairbanks, Alaska. Mr. Nation was born Nov. 22, 1931, in Anchorage. He was raised as an orphan at the Eklutna boarding school, Jesse Lee Home for Children, St. Mark’s Mission and Mt. Edgecumbe High School in Sitka, Alaska, where he met his wife of 68 years. He spent 30 years with the Federal Aviation Administration, retiring as lead of flight standards in Fairbanks, Alaska. He also worked as a commercial fisherman in Nenana, Alaska. Mr. Nation is survived by his loving wife, Ethel Linda Nation (Toodie); children, Barbara (Dan) Hitchcock, Karen (Jimmie) Ricks and Parker Nation Jr.; grandchildren, Renee Perry, Melanie Osberg, Cecilia Nation and Jimmie Ricks III; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Martha Nelson, 82
Martha Nelson passed away Jan. 11 at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Ms. Nelson was born June 24, 1937, in Koggiung, Alaska. She is survived by her children, Marilyn Casteel, Marjorie Nelson and Martin Nelson.
Bernard F. Oktoyak, 86
Bernard F. Oktoyak passed away Jan. 14, 2019, at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Mr. Oktoyak was born Oct. 26, 1932, in Hamilton, Alaska. He is survived by Virginia Washington, Linda Moore, Agatha Oktoyak, Roderick Oktoyak, Marilyn Oktoyak, Marita Kameroff, Carolyn Oktoyak and Lanny Oktoyak.
Susie Ondola, 83
Susie Ondola passed away Jan. 11 at Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage. Ms. Ondola was born May 2, 1936, in Anchorage. She is survived by Marianne Ondola and Walter Ondola.
Esther Rita Rastopsoff, 68
Esther Rita Rastopsoff passed away Dec. 21, 2019, at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Ms. Rastopsoff was born March 18, 1951, in Wainwright, Alaska. She is survived by her husband, Ralph Steven Rastopsoff; and siblings, Alec Ahsoak, Dorcas Ahsoak and Bernice Thorpe.
Robert Louis Robinson Sr., 88
Robert Louis Robinson Sr. passed away Dec. 8, 2019, in Anchorage. Mr. Robinson was born June 19, 1931, in Grayling, Alaska. He is survived by Robert Robinson Jr., Raymond Robinson, Deanna Silva, Alexandria, Scott Walker, Iva Walker, Eugene Walker, Cory Walker and Jerry Walker.
Kenneth Curtis Stehman, 53
Kenneth Curtis Stehman passed away June 13, 2019, in Las Vegas. Mr. Stehman was born Dec. 14, 1965. He is survived by his stepmother, Leila F. Stehman; stepbrother, Sean R. Snider; and half siblings, Lori M. Stehman, Timothy M. Stehman, David R. Stehman and Aaron R. Stehman.
Joel Milton Adams, 58
Kathleen Teresa Downs, 94
Liann Marina Farquhar, 54
Nora Fay Hoellering, 78
John James Jacobsson, 73
Kenneth James Johannes, 62
Douglas Raymer McNair, 90
Alma Mullins, 84
Oscar Munson III, 68
Natalia Nick, 68
Richard Steven Patrick, 63
Robert Charles Robinson, 66
Clinton Allen Schmidt, 56
Raymond Stephan, 71