In Memory, April 2016

Helen Marie Adams, 83

Helen Marie Adams passed away March 14 at Providence Hospital in Anchorage. Ms. Adams was born July 23, 1933. She is survived by her brother, Robert Joe; and sister, Lois Baum.

Ferrell Lamar Barrington Sr., 68

Ferrell Lamar Barrington Sr. passed away June 28, 2015, at home in Valley, Ala. Mr. Barrington was born Sept. 20, 1946. He is survived by his children, Ferrell L. Barrington Jr. and Terrell G. Barrington.

Doris Marie Dodson (aka Lindsay), 57

Doris Marie Dodson (aka Lindsay) passed away March 13 at the Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca, S.C. Ms. Dodson was born Nov. 5, 1958, in Greenville, S.C. She is survived by her husband, Roger Sewell; children, Stephen Dodson (Mandy) and Desiree Harmon (Mark); grandchildren, Alexis Flint, Giovanni, Nicolae, Anastasia Dodson, Bridget and Natalie Harmon; stepmom, Dot Dodson; sisters, Bobbie Green (James), Theresa Smith (Rick), Dawn Kyle (Tracey) and Debbie Chenoweth (Troy); and brothers, Geddes Lindsay and Stephen Dodson.

Helga Maria Ione, 85

Helga Maria Ione passed away Feb. 4 at home in San Leandro, Calif. Ms. Ione was born July 24, 1930, in Germany. She is survived by her children, Rita Tobin, Rose Francis and Richard S. Ione; grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Georgia J. Johansen, 87

Georgia J. Johansen passed away Dec. 20, 2015, at home in Nikiski, Alaska. Ms. Johansen is survived by her children, Brian A. Johansen, Liisia K. Blizzard, Catherine M. Kidder, Mark D. Johansen and Holly C. Johansen; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

George Henry Kraft, 85

George Henry Kraft passed away Feb. 15 in Jacksonville, Fla. Mr. Kraft was born July 20, 1930, in Anchorage. Mr. Kraft proudly served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and continued serving as a computer programmer until retirement. He is survived by his second wife, Geraldine Elizabeth Kraft; and children, Joy Lea Gombeda, Don Ellis Kraft, Dea Ann Sims and Lyn Ora Kraft.

Edward Lyle Ness, 82

Edward Lyle Ness passed away Feb. 23 at the Veterans Home of Barstow in Barstow, Calif. Mr. Ness was born May 15, 1933, in Kenai, Alaska. He is survived by his wife, Carole Ness; sons, Eric Ness, Edward Ness, Brian Ness and Jeffery Ness; grandchildren, Miki and Edward R. Ness; sisters, Irene Ness Wilcox and Alice Ness La Fountain; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He is also survived by Carole’s four children and 11 grandchildren.

Peter Paul Shadura, 104

Peter Paul Shadura passed away Nov. 1, 2015, at Emerald Groves in Meza, Ariz. Mr. Shadura was born July 2, 1911, in Kenai, Alaska. He is survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.

William “Bill” VanHatten, 53

William “Bill” VanHatten passed away Dec. 26, 2015, in Fairbanks, Alaska. Mr. VanHatten was born Nov. 15, 1962, in Fairbanks, Alaska. He is survived by his mother, Patricia A. Carroll; brothers, Richard VanHatten Jr. and Clifton R. VanHatten; and sister, Christina M. Williamson.


Elizabeth Rae Garza, 62
Manuel Mesa, 83
Lorena Zeller, 78