Evelyn Ahnangaluktuk Pootoogooluk Calvert

November 8, 1959 — February 14, 2016

Evelyn (Bummaq) was born to the late Helen Laura Scott Pootoogooluk and Harvey Pootoogooluk in Shishmaref, Alaska on November 8, 1959. She went to be with the Lord on February 14, 2016.

She was raised by her maternal grandparents Earl and Anna (Kuzuguk) Scott in Nome.  She graduated from Nome Beltz High School in May 1978.  She remained very close to the family even calling her surviving maternal aunts more like sisters than aunties.

She moved to Anchorage in 1984 to pursue her career as a secretary for various different companies including: Nome Pharmacy, Sitnasuak Native Corporation, State of Alaska Department of Transportation and Municipal Lights and Power for the City of Anchorage.

Bummaq’s hobbies included sewing, beading, cooking and socializing with relatives.  She was known for her cooking, warm heart and delightful sense of humor.

Daryl Wall and Evelyn had a long relationship being together for 16 years.  She chose to be buried in Anchorage because of that.  She continued to grieve for him, her mother and brother.

Evelyn was preceded in death by Daryl Wall, companion; mother Helen (Scott), brothers Ralph Hess, Alfred, Johnny Pootoogooluk, sister Wynona, maternal grandparents Earl and Anna Scott, stepmother Bertha (Sockpick) Pootoogooluk she grew love for her even calling her mom, paternal grandparents Tommy and Ruth Pootoogooluk.

Maternal family members included Norman, Raymond, John, Delores, Jeanette and Darlene Scott.  Calling more like siblings than uncles and aunties.

She lovingly called sister’s grandchildren as her own; she was especially close to Melissa Jack’s children making sure they called her “Aaki.”

Bummaq’s surviving family includes son Cody Behr; father Harvey Pootoogooluk of Shishmaref; sisters Ruth Moses, maternal sisters/aunties Iva Scott, Nome; Gladys Hendricks, Anchorage; Anna (Leonard) Kuzuguk, Kara (Stanley) Tocktoo, and Charlene Ningeulook, step sister Hazel Fernadez; brother Thomas Pootoogooluk from Elim and Shishmaref.

Ruth’s family as her own: Melissa Dawn Jack; Dylan, Ian Cameron, Azalia, Alyinae, and Amira; Aaron Moses and Paula Nakarak; Julia, Andrew, Edwin; Ashley and Irene Moses; Kealan, Haley, Maya, Caris; Jonathan; Kaitlyn, Preston, Carter, three other children.  Maternal aunties and uncles Frank and Fanny Kuzuguk and family; Rena Kuzuguk, Mildred Kiyutelluk, Larry Kuzuguk; Nora Kuzuguk and family; Stella Ningelook, Fred, Ronald, and Pearl Davis; Bessie, Sheryl, Albert, and Robbie Ningeulook; additional family members maternal side Nickolas and Nathyan Scott, Natasha and Anthony (Tony) Gandia, Zachary Scott, Deanna Shultz and Kyle Scott; paternal aunties and uncles Alvin Pootoogooluk and family; Delbert, Tommy (Vivian) and Winfred Obruk; Grace (John) Pullock; Florence Iyatunguk and family; additional family members paternal Ellen, Diane, Robert and Gilbert Pootoogooluk; numerous nieces and nephews both on maternal and paternal sides.

Additional preceding in death both sides Alfred and Jenny Kuzuguk (great-grandparents); Hattie and Ray Ningeulook, Beatrice Davis; Bert Kuzuguk; Iva Kuzuguk (2); Anna, Joanne, and Helen Pootoogooluk; Sergie and Esther Obruk; brother in laws Mischa Moses, and Darrell Ningeulook; and niece Hattie Ningeulook.

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