Obituaries

Francis Suluk Alvanna
Francis Suluk Alvanna, a devout Catholic, was born on December 6, 1940 to John and Magdalene Alvanna on King Island, Alaska. He lived on King Island with his parents and five siblings until the age...
Eloise Minnie Piqshruk Oxereok Ahwinona
Eloise Minnie Pigshruk Oxereok Ahwinona was born in Wales, Alaska on November 9, 1937 to Carl and Edith Oxereok. Eloise married Carl Murphy Ahwinona Sr. on October 10, 1955 and together they had ten...
Dr. Derrick Leedy
Dr. Derrick J. Leedy, 71, was born in Detroit, Michigan on Friday the 13 of June, 1947 to Estelle and Walter “Wally” Leedy Sr. He grew up in Dearborn, Michigan with his brother Walter Jr. and sister...
Betty Segock
Betty Segock was born August 17, 1934 in Golovin, Alaska to Josephine Kalerak and Albert Johnson. God called her home on August 28, 2018 from Quyanna Care in Nome. She grew up in Solomon and...
Peter Larsen Jr.
Peter Larsen Jr. passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018. At his last breath, a beautiful and brilliant rainbow adorned the skies of Nome.  It was if he was showing us, he is okay now. Pete was born...
June Iue Degnan
June Iue Degnan, the beloved daughter of the late Frank Auvnue and Ada Quyan Degnan of Unalakleet, died peacefully at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska on July 9, 2018. June was...
Mildred M. Oyoumick “Iggalli”
The following was written sometime between May and July 2013 by Mildred M. Oyoumick (Iggalli). She was 77-years-old at the time of this writing. “I was born to Lena H. (Napouk) Paneok Enaruk...
Wayne John Tobuk, Sr.
Wayne John Tobuk was born in Nome, Alaska on February 9, 1952 to Roy and Catherine Tobuk; he joined his older brother and sister, Roy Jr. and Esther.  As the youngest sibling, he was not only doted...
Guy “Son-Son” Ione, Junior was born on November 22, 1957 to Guy Ione, Senior and Nora Grace Henry in White Mountain, Alaska.  He passed away unexpectedly on June 5, 2018 with family by his side.  Son...
Lela Kiana Oman (Ahyakee) was born on December 15, 1915, the first child born in Noorvik, Alaska.  Lela passed away peacefully on July 9, 2018 in Wasilla.  Lela was raised in the subsistence...

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