Obituaries

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-...
Umqangaawen Deborah Joy Walunga
Umqangaawen Deborah Joy Walunga was born on August 1, 1996, in Anchorage, Alaska to David and Merilys Walunga and was adopted by her aunt June Walunga.  Her late grandfather, Willis Walunga, named...
Jerry Wongittilin Jr. "Alevghu"
Jerry Wongittilin Jr., Alevghu, was born on April 6, 1956 in Savoonga to Rose and Jerry Sr. Midwife Barbara Kogassagoon delivered him.  Jerry attended Savoonga Elementary School and Nome-Beltz High...
Louis Hayden Green, Sr.
Louis Hayden Green, Sr. was born on April 17, 1934, in Louise, Mississippi to Louis Hobson and Martha (Rogers) Green. Growing up in Mississippi he was known as “Hayden” but to his Alaskan friends and...
James Ernie Freeman
James Ernie Freeman concluded his time on earth on March 29, nearly a month shy of his 82nd birthday. He passed peacefully at his home in Arkadelphia. He was born April 26, 1941, in Curtis, AR, to...
Mary Esther Rasmussen
Mary Esther Rasmussen passed away on March 18, 2023, at the age of 80. Mary was born on January 14, 1943, to Leo B. Rasmussen M.D and Esther Lillian Rasmussen (Morris). Mary grew up in Vicksburg,...
John Harvey Wieler died peacefully at home with his wife and his son at his side on February 27, 2023. Harvey loved Alaska. With his mother’s permission he joined the U.S. Marine Corps at age 17....
Darroll R. Hargraves was born in the family home near the Black River in Southeast Missouri in December of 1940.  He grew up helping on the family farm, picking cotton by hand, and graduated from...
Timothy (Tim) Scott Stewart passed away March 8, 2023, in Nome, Alaska after a valiant battle with Multiple Myeloma. His loving wife Christine was at his side. Tim was preceded in death by his...

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