Rose Lorraine Wolcoff, 100
Rose Lorraine Wolcoff passed away Feb. 14 at Harborview Manor Assisted Living Home in Wasilla, Alaska. Ms. Wolcoff was born Feb. 13, 1913, in Chignik, Alaska and celebrated her 100th birthday in 2013. She is survived by her daughters, Melva Withers, Margaret Smith, Ruth and her husband Lee Hilty, and Mary Wolcoff; son, Paul Wolcoff Jr. and his wife, Donna; 19 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren.
Edward Louis Farquhar, 47
Edward Louis Farquhar passed away Jan. 2 at home in Anchorage. Mr. Farquhar was born July 21, 1965, in Sitka, Alaska. He is survived by his wife, Liann Farquhar; stepchildren, Tera, Luke, Virginia and Gerry; granddaughter, Za’Niah; mother, Ann Farquhar; sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Issac Koenig; brothers, Cyrus, Tom and Charles; and many friends and family.
Shelly Ann Gannon Goerisch, 41
Shelly Ann Gannon Goerisch passed away Dec. 20, 2012, at home in Anchorage, Alaska. Ms. Goerisch was born April 27, 1971, in Anchorage. She graduated from East High School, attended the Travel Academy and most recently was employed by the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. Ms. Goerisch is survived by her husband, Bryan Goerisch, and his family; grandmother, Patricia Jensen; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
John A. Hardacre Jr., 77
John A. Hardacre Jr. passed away Oct. 19, 2012, at Silverado Senior Living in Costa Mesa, Calif. Mr. Hardacre was born in Lawrence, Mass. He was known as “Jack” and was said to be a loving, family-man whose generosity affected many. He is survived by his sons, John, James and Bill.
Maria Juliussen, 64
Maria Juliussen passed away Dec. 5, 2012, at home in Kenai, Alaska. Ms. Juliussen was born June 23, 1948, in Kenai, Alaska. She is survived by her daughters, Rita Green and Sandra Marcus; and sisters, Vivian Gaines, Judy Darien and Jackie Trigg.
Karen Lee Lopez, 48
Karen Lee Lopez passed away Nov. 18, 2012, in Naknek, Alaska. Ms. Lopez was born Jan. 31, 1964, in Dillingham, Alaska. She is survived by her children, Nicole Krause, Victoria Lopez, Brandi Johnson and Belinda Johnson; grandchildren, Jean and Riley Krause, Audrina Pacheco, and Kaleb, Matthew and Chelsie Kropoff; parents, Mickey and Betty Lopez Jr.; siblings, Betty Lopez, Rita Kostenborder, Michelle Abrams, Mickey Lopez III, Tracy Lopez and Geraldine Cross; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Malcolm McKinnon Jr., 78
Malcolm McKinnon Jr. passed away Jan. 6 at the Kanakanak Hospital in Dillingham, Alaska. Mr. McKinnon is survived by his wife, Oleanna McKinnon; son, Larry McKinnon; stepdaughters, Tatiana Gust and Sophie Hansen; stepsons, John Hansen Jr., Nick Hansen and Gusty Hansen; granddaughter, Theresa Yako; grandsons, Trefon Yako and Herman Hansen; and great granddaughter, Bessie Hanson.
Sandra Lee (Gilbert) Ouradnik, 65
Sandra Lee Ouradnik passed away Nov. 23, 2012, at home in Mishicot, Wis. Ms. Ouradnik was born in Two Rivers, Wis. She is survived by her husband, Leonard Ouradnik; daughter and son-in-law, Faye and Tom Miller; son and daughter-in-law, Dean and Lynn Ouradnik; grandchildren, Heather Schlies and her husband Zac, Katie Ouradnik, Nathan Miller and Jenna Miller; great-grandson, Kohlton; sisters, Virginia Olson, Gloria Zietlow, Bette Popp, Linda Taddy and Theresa Presl; and brother, David Gilbert.
Theresa Ruby Pierce, 72
Theresa Ruby Pierce passed away May 27, 2012, at home in Anchorage. Ms. Pierce was born May 9, 1940, in Candle, Alaska. She is survived by her daughter, Ruth Phillips; sons, Thomas, Lincoln Jr., John and Ronald Riley; and sisters, Loretta Cox, Clara Varieur, Peggy Turner and Martha Parker.
Dale Schmitz, 70
Dale Schmitz passed away June 30, 2012, at home in Las Vegas, Nev. Mr. Schmitz was born May 15, 1942, in Michigan. He is survived by his sons, Jeff and Scott Schmitz; granddaughter, Avery Schmitz; grandson, Jacob Schmitz; and sisters, Lillian Smolinski and Jackie Noyes.
Eunice W. Akagi, 92
Marie Andrews, 62
Jake Ivanoff, 68
Leslie Elaine-Rinehart Linden, 50
Rebecca Ruby Nelson, 79
Sam Wanamaker, 86