Mary Bertha Attole, 49
Mary Bertha Attole died Nov. 27, 2008, at Oak Lane Wellness Center in Eunice, La. Ms. Attole was born Dec. 12, 1958, in Lafayette, La. She is survived by her mother, Elia Guillory Attole; sister, Mary Attole; and brother, Anthony Attole.
Olga Berg, 78
Olga Nelsen Berg died Nov. 26, 2008, in Seattle, Wash. Ms. Berg was born Oct. 2, 1930, in Wood River, Alaska, to Charles and Natalia Nelsen. She is survived by daughters Connie Berg and Robyn Berg and her husband Pete Hatch; sons Gunnar, and Arne and his wife Linda; grandchildren Branden, Lauren, Annie Olga, Maia, Bronson, Bobby, Terri and Garret; great grandchildren Liam and Alyssa; sister and brother-in-law Annia and Bob Lucason; and brothers Tommy and Gusty Herman, and brother and sister-in-law Herman and Sandra Nelsen.
Janice Marybell Cevene, 61
Janice Marybell Cevene died Dec. 20, 2008, at home in Capistrano Beach, Calif. Ms. Cevene was born Sept. 19, 1947, in Spokane, Wash. She is survived by her husband, Jerome Cevene.
William “Ahmo” Kalmakoff, 68
William “Ahmo” Kalmakoff died Dec. 19, 2008, at Seasons of Life Hospice in Woodruff,Wis. Mr. Kalmakoff was born Oct. 6, 1940, in Alaska. He is survived by his daughter, Michele R. Kalmakoff; son, William A. (Sandy) Kalmakoff; and granddaughters, Lara, Terri, Emily and Hallie Kalmakoff.
Patricia Anne McDougall, 69
Patricia Anne McDougall died Oct. 25, 2008, at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle, Wash. Ms. McDougall was born in Cordova, Alaska. She is survived by her daughter, Laurie McDougall; granddaughter, Dawnielle Wilson; greatgranddaughter, Jasmine Rafert; and sister, Margaret Gauthier.
Mary Ellen “M.E.” Perrizo, 60
Mary Ellen Perrizo died Nov. 28, 2008, at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Ms. Perrizo was born Aug. 17, 1948, in Anchorage and was the daughter of Charles Doolittle and Rika (Mann) Murphy, the first recognized chief of the Kenaitze Indian Tribe. She is survived by her husband of 17 years, Steven Perrizo; sister, Hazel Felton; and many sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Blanche W. Purdy, 81
Blanche W. Purdy died June 9, 2008, at home in Craig, Alaska. Ms. Purdy was born May 14, 1927. Ms. Purdy is survived by her daughter, Beverly Phillips.
Ronald David Robinson Sr., 58
Ronald David Robinson died Nov. 22, 2008, at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. Mr. Robinson was born Aug. 25, 1950, in Homer, Alaska. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Anna Marie and Thomas G. Martin and Cheryl Lynn and Christian Lopez; son and daughter-in-law, Ronald David and Cathy Robinson; grandchildren, David and Jacob Lantis and Thomas Martin Jr.; mother, Virginia Mae Hand; father, Robert Louis Robinson Sr.; and brothers, Robert Louis Robinson Jr. and Raymond Edward Robinson.
Fred Amos Savok, 86
Fred Amos Savok died Jan. 8 at Maniilaq Health Center in Kotzebue, Alaska. Mr. Savok was born June 21, 1922, in Shaktoolik, Alaska. He is survived by his daughter, Rhoda Kohl; sons, Robert and Ron Savok; grandchildren, Henry, Laura, Max, Kate and Bill Kohl, Christopher and Ernest Carver-Savok; and great-grandchildren Hank Karr, Kaylee Kohl and Celeste Savok; and sisters, Ruth Outwater, Racheal Dimmick and Irene Armstrong.
Nicoli Stephan, 70
Nicoli Stephan Jr. died Nov 8, 2008, at Providence Extended Care Center in Anchorage. His family included many siblings and their descendants, who are members of the Native village of Eklutna and the Knik Tribe. He is survived by sister Pauline Chilligan of Eklutna; brothers Paul Stephan and Ray Stephan of Long Beach, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews.
Alice Carmen Noyakuk, 57
Tony James Smart, 52
Steven Lee Topkok, 43
Florence Mae Viera, 71
Elena Wahlen, 68