Kristine McDaniel

November 19, 1985 ~ May 26, 2018

Kristine (Qamiziaq) Carlisle was born on November 19, 1985 to Jimmy and Renee Carlisle in Nome, Alaska.  She peacefully passed on May 26, 2018 at 32-years of age.

Kristine attended Nome Elementary and Nome Beltz Jr./Sr. High School.

After high school, she met Dan McDaniel and they were married on August 13, 2012.  Shortly after, they had a beautiful daughter Julianna Gemma Rae, and a few years later, they had another beautiful daughter Jodi Renee.  Kristine was loved and supported by her husband; she was happy raising her daughters with Dan.

Kristine and her siblings were very close, she was her brother and her sisters’ best friend. Together, Kristine, Joachim, Melissa and Rebecca had a special bond like none other.  The bond was Kristine loving each one of her siblings and the three as a pair.  She and Joachim were close growing up and into childhood they did everything together before Melissa and Rebecca was introduced into the family.  Kristine loved her sisters, she and her sisters raised their own daughters, but together as their daughters grow close as her and her sisters were. 

She also had close friendships.  Her girlfriends loved her for always being on their side and giving them loving and caring support.  Kristine was a little bit of a tomboy growing up in the neighborhood.  She also had close friendships with her male cousins and gave the same love and support to everyone.  Kristine was everybody’s best friend.

Growing up in Nome, she always enjoyed and would spend time on the beach.  She would often bring her daughters to comb for its treasures.  As a young girl she learned to Eskimo dance.  Kristine loved learning from and dancing with her mother, aunts and Auk and was just as graceful.  She was also talented at beading artwork, she enjoyed picking berries, going camping and going for long drives during the summer with her family.  She especially was happy spending time at home with her husband and daughters.

Kristine will be remembered as a wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, cousin, and dear friend.

Kristine is survived by her husband Dan, daughters Julianna and Jodi, mother Renee, father Jimmy, brother Joachim, sisters Melissa and Rebecca, father-in-law Bruce McDaniel, many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends too many to name.

Kristine was preceded in death by her brother Eric John, grandparents Edward Sr. and Cecilia Muktoyuk, grandparents Johnny and Gemma Carlisle, mother-in-law Lucille (Karmun) McDaniel, aunts Julianna and Loretta Muktoyuk, uncle Edward Muktoyuk, Jr., and cousins Harold Kimoktoak, Jr., and Anthony Carlisle.

The Nome Nugget

PO Box 610
Nome, Alaska 99762

Phone: (907) 443-5235
Fax: (907) 443-5112

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