Obituaries

Richard Beneville
Richard Beneville, beloved Mayor of Nome, Alaska, passed away in the early hours of May 11, 2020. He spent the day before on the phone with his brother, nieces and nephews, laughing and swapping...
Thomas John “Tussalviq” Cheemuk
Thomas Cheemuk, "Tussalviq", was born in St. Michael on January 22,1954 to late John Sr. and Mary Cheemuk. He is the eldest brother to Hilma, Elmer, Annie, late John JR., late Harold, Sara, Milton,...
Henrietta Vaden, daughter of Bertha Ella Lamacus Roberts and Thomas Elmer Roberts, passed away April 9, 2020 at her home. She was the mother of Thomas Henry Vaden, Sylvia Sue Mock, Cynthia Ann...
Morris Iugaaq Kiyutelluk
Morris Iugaaq Kiyutelluk was born September 16, 1939 at the mouth of Arctic River, 20 miles east of Shishmaref to Alfred and Dolly Kiyutelluk.  He went to be with the Lord on March 16, 2020 at the...
Joseph Patrick ‘Qachaq’ Anowlic
Joseph Patrick ‘Qachaq’ Anowlic was born March 1, 1949 on King Island as the second child of Margaret and Paul ‘Anowlic’ Imana.  Joe loved his youth on Ugiuvak; it was paradise for a young boy to be...
Emma S. Ottema
Emma S. Ottema passed away peacefully at home on March 14, 2020. She was born to Willie and Elsie Kugzruk in Teller, Alaska June 19, 1946. One of eleven siblings, she is survived by one brother,...
Ronald Charles “Rahn” Parker
Ronald Charles Parker (Rahn), a mountain of a man, passed away peacefully in his sleep, after saying goodbye to his family, on February 6, 2020 in Anchorage, Alaska.  Rahn was born on July 22, 1947...
Chester Tapghaghhmii Noongwook
Tapghaay was born on November 3, 1933 in Savoonga, Alaska.  It was a sincere blessing for their large family as he was the eldest of seven children.  He enjoyed times going camping with the family as...
Richard Miller
Richard Allen Miller was born on August 28, 1947 in Nome, Alaska to Andrew Miller Sr. and Hannah (Alexine) Miller.  He died peacefully on January 28, 2020, at age 72, surrounded by his family. After...
Gary Butcher
Long time Alaska resident, Gary Butcher, passed away in Anchorage on January 30, 2020 after a brief bout with cancer. Gary was born to Earl and Thelma Butcher in Sweetgrass, Montana Oct. 14,1935....

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