Obituaries

Erwin Tucker
Erwin Ernest Tucker, 73, passed away on June 21, 2023, at his home in Cathedral City, CA with his family by his side. Born in Golovin, Alaska on December 15, 1949 to Joyce Fagerstrom and Holger...
Thomas “Tommy” James Nigiruq Ellanna
Thomas “Tommy” James Nigiruq Ellanna was born on King Island, Alaska, on October 26, 1943, to Ursula Grace Utamana (Ugatnaaq) and Frank Stanislaus Iilana Angaangaq Ellanna. Thomas grew up in a...
Michael Lee Johnson
Michael Lee Johnson was born on June 23, 1983 in Nome, AK to Beverly Johnson and Jack Shipton, Sr.  He died May 26, 2023 as the result of a bicycle accident. Michael had six siblings and was the...
James Bradley Tweto
James Bradley Tweto was born in Wichita, Kansas on November 26, 1954 to William and LeNore Tweto.  Jim died in a plane crash on June 16, 2023 in the Nulato Hills doing what he truly loved. At an...
Elsa Bronson
Longtime Alaskan Elsa Rosemarie (Daniel) Bronson, 92, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2023 in Kenai. Memorial mass will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in...
Rick Johnston
Rick Johnston of Goldendale Washington was born on October 3, 1948 in Nespelem Washington to Marlow and Barbara (Flatter) Johnston.  He succumbed to lung cancer on October 31 in The Dalles, Oregon...
  Carey Rene Adsuna
Carey Rene Adsuna was born on June 25, 1980 to Amelia Amaktoolik and Robert Hays. Carey unexpectedly passed away in our home on May 12, 2023. Carey attended school in Elim, she graduated with her...
Joseph E. Senungetuk
Joe was born in the Inupiat village of Wales, Alaska to Willie and Helen Senungetuk, and attended Nome High School. Drafted into the Army, Joe served in the demilitarized zone in Korea. He attended...
Bernard Irrigoo Jr.
Anchorage resident and former Nome resident, beloved son, brother, cousin, uncle, and friend Bernard Irrigoo Jr., died suddenly in Anchorage, Alaska on May 26, 2023.  Bernard Taapak Irrigoo Jr. as...
Dennis Wayne Kost
Dennis Wayne Kost passed away February 8,2023 at the age of 59 at Norton Sound Health Corporation. He was born October 5,1963 to George and JoAnn Kost of Nome, Alaska. Dennis graduated from Nome-...

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