Kake resident William Aceveda died the evening of Feb. 25, 2009, at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage. He was 27.
Born Dec. 2, 1981, to Casimero "Roy" and Dinah Mae Aceveda, he was Sioux/Raven Dog Salmon and Eagle Killer Whale.
He attended grade school and high school in Kake, and after graduation he became an electrician through AVTEC in Seward. He worked at the fish hatchery and helped his father on numerous other jobs in Kake.
He is survived by his parents; grandmother, Gladys Aceveda; brothers, Casimero Aceveda III, Mike Aceveda and wife, Donna, and Justin McDonald; cousins, Antoinette and Terrance Kadake, Sophia and Sarah Aceveda; and numerous other aunts, uncles and cousins.
A funeral Mass will be at 12:10 p.m. Monday, March 2, at the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 416 Fifth St., in Juneau. The Rev. Peter Gorges will officiate. A luncheon will be held after the service in the church hall.
Pallbearers will be Robert Paulo, Ben Coronell, Albert Valentine and Mike Corpuz, Mach Corpuz and Bob Corpuz.
A funeral will be held at noon Thursday, March 5, at the Community Hall in Kake. A dinner will follow at 5 p.m.