In memory, December 2012

Wade Robert Abuan Sr., 51

Wade Robert Abuan passed away March 16 in Tulalip, Wash. Mr. Abuan was born April 24, 1961, in Anchorage. He completed his GED at Edmonds Community College, worked for union companies for many years, then worked with the Tulalip Indian Tribes in Wash. until retirement. Mr. Abuan is survived by his wife, Bernadette R. Abuan; daughters, Margaret A. Abuan and Alice L. Abuan; sons, Wade R. Abuan Jr. and Neil M. Abuan; and step-son, Dariel T. Williams.

Alice H. Chadwick, 89

Alice H. Chadwick passed away Oct. 14 at home in Fountain Hills, Ariz. Ms. Chadwick was born Aug. 12, 1923, in Chignik, Alaska. She was raised in Seward, Alaska and married to Jerry B. Chadwick until his passing in 2002. She is survived by her nieces, Kathryn Duncan (and Gordon Duncan), Carlene Faithful and Julie Wahl; and nephew, David Allen (and Barbara Allen).

Magdeline Maggie Clark, 66

Maggie M. Clark passed away Sept. 20 in Nome, Alaska. She was born Nov. 6, 1945, in Solomon, Alaska to the late Sam and Ethel Komakhuk. Ms. Clark enjoyed spending time at camp with her family, sewing, beading, crocheting, reading, puzzles and planting flowers. She is survived by her lifelong companion, Alfred “Papa” Sahlin; sons, Michael Clark and Larry and wife Lulu Clark; granddaughters, Sidonia Drew, Heather Penetac, Stephanie Koezuna, Sara Clark, Kimberly Clark, Minnie Clark, and Tiffany and husband Anthony Shield; grandson, Kyle Clark; great-grandsons, Maddox Drew and Blaze Shield; sisters, Molly Judd, Clara Beckmen, Carol Elvsaas and Myrtle Komakhuk; and brothers, Kenneth, Sammy, Edward and Jonathan Komakhuk.

Debora Kay Dundas, 53

Debora Kay Dundas passed away Sept. 10 at Providence Hospital in Anchorage. Ms. Dundas was born Nov. 11, 1958, in Anchorage. She graduated from the Hair Academy and worked as a hairdresser in the Anchorage area. She enjoyed hunting, fishing, crocheting, cooking and spending time with family and friends. Ms. Dundas traveled all over the United States. She is survived by her mother, Julia Cooper; father, Clevey F. Cooper; and brother, Charlie Cooper.

Sara Kay Free, 49

Sara Kay Free passed away Aug. 25 at Salmon Creek Medical Center in Vancouver, Wash. Ms. Free was born June 18, 1963, in Anchorage. She enjoyed spending the day with her children and time outside. Ms. Free also enjoyed beading, drawing, reading, berry picking and rock collecting. She is survived by her daughters, Machelle Yankovic, Tina Yankovic and Valerie Free; sons, Nathan Yankovic and family, Brandon Yankovic and Vinnie Free (Yankovic); sisters, Angela Blue, Mary Bain, Matilda “Tilly” Free and Karen Voy; and brothers, Charles Bain, James Free, Floyd Blue and Wayne Blue.

Wayne Glasshof, 83

Wayne Glasshof passed away Aug. 26 at Trident Hospital in North Charleston, S.C. Mr. Glasshof was born July 14, 1929, in Wis. He is survived by his spouse, Janelle Glasshof; daughter, Joni Glasshof Estes; sons, Timothy and Brian Glasshof; sisters, Sharon Bohnert and Debbie Redmond; and brothers, Millard and Dale Glasshof.

“Anastacia” Nancy P. Hufana, 99

Nancy P. Hufana passed away Sept. 22 at Peninsula Central Hospital in Soldotna, Alaska. Ms. Hufana was born in Kenai, Alaska. She spoke five languages, enjoyed gardening, caring for pets and playing musical instruments, especially the drums, bass guitar and ukulele. Ms. Hufana is survived by her nieces and nephews and their families including: Gertrude Frostad, Rita Smagge, Clare Swan, and Billy, David, Jimmy and Ricky Segura.

Lucille McDaniel, 62

Lucille McDaniel passed away Sept. 14 at Norton Sound Health Corp. in Nome, Alaska. Ms. McDaniel was born in Deering, Alaska. She loved baking, playing scrabble and cards, picking blueberries, and was diligent about sending birthday cards to loved ones. She is survived by her husband, Bruce McDaniel; daughter, Kathryn Wheelehan; sons, Keith, Kevin, Dan, Glenn and Kelly McDaniel; mother, Ethel Karmun; father, Dan Karmun Sr.; sisters, Elsie McConnell, Edna Oliver and Gloria Karmun; and brothers, Burt, Harry and Porter Karmun.

Sophie E. Pattee, 90

Sophie E. Pattee passed away Aug. 20 at Linden Grove in Puyallup, Wash. Ms. Pattee was born Oct. 9, 1921, in Germany. She is survived by her daughter, Shirley Hohnsbehn, and son, Patrick Pattee.

Elizabeth M. Sebwenna, 61

Elizabeth M. Sebwenna passed away Oct. 25 at home in Palmer, Alaska. Ms. Sebwenna was born April 8, 1951, in King Island, Alaska. She is survived by her daughter, Amanda Sebwenna, and sons, Gustavo M. Sebwenna and Walter Mack Sebwenna.

James (Jim) Louis Shaginoff, 70

James Louis Shaginoff passed away Nov. 1. Mr. Shaginoff was born Jan. 12, 1942, in Chickaloon, Alaska. He had a strong devotion to family, friends and community, and always helped people in their time of need. Mr. Shaginoff had an incredible work ethic and commitment to education that drove him back to college during his first retirement where he earned a Certificate in Renewable Energy. He then served as the Alternative Energy Project Manager for Chickaloon Village until his final retirement. He was a respected Elder of Chickaloon Village and served on the Chickaloon Village Traditional Council. Mr. Shaginoff is survived by his wife, Ingrid Shaginoff; children, Timothy Shaginoff (his wife Debbie and their children Melissa, Alysha, Havan and Maria), Sondra Shaginoff-Stuart (her husband Lee with their children Dillon, Kyle and Cory), Kari Shaginoff (with her children Mary and Jarett), Cindy Skow (and Jason Skow with children Megan, Colton, Morgan and Jaxsen), John Correy (and wife Ronda with their children Rabekka and Timothy and great-grandson Oliver); Chelina Ahrens (and Dave Ahrens with children Jacob, StaVanna, Autumn, Genevieve, Madison and Alaina), Ingrid Ling (and Shane Ling with their children Philip, Dylan, Emily and Logan) and Wayne Hickel (and Natalie Hickel with their children Kendra, James and McKinlee); and brothers, Burt, Don and Lloyd.

Ella Matilda Tanner, 97

Ella Matilda Tanner passed away Aug. 5 at home in Nome, Alaska. Ms. Tanner was born May 24, 1915, in Candle, Alaska to Robert and Susie Snyder. Ella graduated in 1933 at the Nome School as Salutatorian, then married C.C. Tanner in 1939. She retired from the Bureau of Indian Affairs Nome office in 1985. She was known as a helpful and generous person and a good listener. She is survived by her daughter, Carol Olsen (and Victor Olsen); grandchildren, Debbie Parsons (and Tony Parsons), Jay Wieler (and Lucinda Wieler), Dawn Salesky (and Jim Adams) and Janice Doherty (and Doug Doherty); great-grandchildren, Iris Wieler, Chrystiene Salesky, Derek Wieler, Erica Wieler, Landon Wieler and Alex Westlake; and nieces and nephews, Roberta Reyes, Kris Johnson, Roy Snyder Jr. and Ed Larson.

Luba Yerrington, 77

Luba Yerrington passed away Sept. 13 in Homer, Alaska. Ms. Yerrington was born July 3, 1935, in Seldovia, Alaska. She is survived by her daughters, Glenda A. Stover-Broyles and Eugenia “Jeannie” M. VanHove; and sons, Victor L. Stover, Markley A. Stover, Ralph B. Stover and David Patrick Yerrington.


Raymond Gordon Coffee, 54
Funa Elaine Israel, 54
Sten Veikko Rosenquist, 42