Pauline Sharpe

Pauline Paneatuk Sharpe

Pauline Paneatuk Sharpe was born on March 16, 1958 to Ralph Sr. and Margaret Olanna in Nome, Alaska.

She grew up in Nome with her siblings Queenie, Chubby and Jeannie where they spent their time berry picking, fishing and going to camp among many other activities.

Some of her fondest memories that she shared were dog sledding with her dad, and ice fishing with her family. She also enjoyed taking care of her grandpa Phillip Nunorruk.

Soon after meeting her first husband Dale Crandall, they started a family where she became a homemaker and ministering in Wainwright and Point Hope as a Pastor's wife. She loved becoming a grandma. All of 16 of her grandchildren and two great grandchildren held a special place in her heart. 

Pauline had a fun sense of humor, loved doing puzzles and playing scrabble with her closest friends. She also enjoyed cooking, hosting get-togethers, people-watching and ministering the Love of Jesus. Throughout her life, her faith remained anchored in the Lord. 

Pauline is preceded in death by her parents Ralph “Tulluck” Sr. and Margaret “Paka” Olanna as well as her sister Jeannie Waltz.

She is survived by her second husband Brian Sharpe, sister Madeline “Queenie” Engebretsen and brother Ralph “Chubby” Olanna Jr. She is survived by her children Kevin Crandall, Tina Roberson, Ryan and Leslie Crandall, Vanessa and Lowen Guzman, David Crandall and Janelle Crandall.

She is also survived by her grandchildren Gwendolyn, Tyler, Travis, Brandon and Layla Roberson, Demetrius Zimmerman, Kyler and Jesslyn Sene, Anthony and Aaron Gonzalez, Micah Crandall, Elise and Dilon Guzman, Samara Bryant, and great grandchildren Raegan O'Connor and Alofa Sene.



The Nome Nugget

PO Box 610
Nome, Alaska 99762

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

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