Former Juneau clergyman and pioneer Alaskan Harold Kent Dawson, 87, died Jan. 27, 2001, in Olympia, Wash. A service in his memory will be held at 4 p.m. March 17 at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Yelm, Wash. A full obituary will be published later.
Aaron Wayne 'Shooka' Williams
Kake resident Aaron Wayne "Shooka" Williams, 20, died Jan. 26, 2001, in a car accident in Astoria, Ore.
He was born Nov. 28, 1980, in Portland, Ore., and moved to Kake in 1994. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed camping, boating, fishing and hanging out with his friends in Kake. His family wrote that he never met a person he couldn't call a friend and he loved his extended families in Kake.
He was working in Oregon with his stepfather as a foreman at Clow Roofing and was preparing to return home to Kake this month.
He is survived by his mother Karen Taylor and her fianc Tom Gladdis, and his sister Amanda Taylor, all of Kake, his stepfather Kenneth Taylor, his grandparents Lois and Lassie Williams of Washington and several cousins, aunts and uncles.
Donations may be made to a memorial fund at the Mendenhall Valley Branch of First Bank in Aaron Williams' memory.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Kake at the Kake Community Hall.
Margaret E. Bodine
Longtime Douglas resident Margaret E. Bodine died Jan. 31, 2001, in Douglas.
She was born Nov. 26, 1918, on a homestead in Johnson County, Wyo., to Irma and Rollie Kirkland. She grew up in Buffalo, Wyo., and attended a year of business school in Butte, Mont. She married Jack Bodine in April 1954 in Sheridan, Wyo. She moved to Juneau with her family in 1960 and moved to Douglas in 1961, which was her home for 40 years.
Her family was her focus in life and she was devoted to her nine grandchildren. She served as a Cub Scout den mother.
She is survived by her husband, Jack Bodine, of Douglas, her sister, Dorathy Smith, of Buffalo, Wyo., her sons, Jeff (and wife Mary) of Douglas, Greg Bodine of Berkeley, Calif., and Steve of Grand Junction, Colo.; and grandchildren Chloe and Sarah of Wisconsin, Persephone, Zakariah, Hezekiah, Zebadiah, Seth and Aurora of Douglas, and Serina of Portland, Ore.
No services will be held. She is interred at Alaskan Memorial Park in Juneau. Donations may be made to Hospice and Home Care of Juneau, 3200 Hospital Dr., Suite 100, Juneau AK 99801.