Posted: Monday, March 12, 2001

Janice Chilton-Wren

Lifelong Juneau resident Janice Chilton-Wren died March 8, 2001, in Anchorage. She was 40.

She was born April 14, 1960, in Juneau. She worked as an administrative assistant and enjoyed working with the Drum Dancers. Her family is originally of the Raven House of Angoon.

She is survived by her husband, Doug Wren, and children Sharon and Eric and her mother, Harriet Chilton, her brothers, Leslie, Gene, Eric, Brian and Doug Chilton, and Tom Wehnes, all of Juneau, her sisters, Beverly Kerr of Tennessee, Ellen Field of New York, Lorraine Kincaid of Oregon and Ann Chilton of Juneau, also aunts Elise John, Marge Gamble and June Pegues and Selina Everson, and uncles Joseph Bennett, Charles Gamble, Ronald John, Terry Pegues and Mike Everson, all of Juneau, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Leslie, Gene, Eric, Doug, Brian and Vaughn Chilton, Tom Wehnes and Ralph Edmenson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Doug Wren, P. Alberto, Joe Bennett Jr., Duwaine E. Price, William Andrews Jr., James E. Kerr, Russell Field Sr., Kurt Milnes and Browne Williard III.

Services will be 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, at Tlingit and Haida Community Center.

Alvin Steven Faber

Southeast Alaska resident Alvin S. Faber, 73, died Feb. 21, 2001, in Seattle.

He was born July 29, 1927, in Metlakatla. He attended Sheldon Jackson High School in Sitka and served his country in the Merchant Marines. He worked as a lineman for the Community of Metlakatla in the 1960s. He was also a longshoreman, and was president of the International Longshoremen & Warehousemen Union, Local 62A of Metlakatla.

He resided in Metlakatla until his retirement and moved to Seattle. He was a member of the Duncan Memorial Church of Metlakatla and he attended the Native Assembly and All Tribes Church in Seattle with his sister Marilyn.

He enjoyed reading and he loved to walk and make new friends. He made a lot of friends while he lived in Seattle and this made his retirement years enjoyable, his family wrote. They added that he had a great sense of humor and was always making them laugh.

He was the son of Steven Booth-Faber and Sarah Alford-Faber and the grandson of Josiah Booth and Sarah Carter-Booth and William Alford and Hannah Hayward-Alford. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, brother, Clyde B. Faber, and sister, Velma B. Faber-Browne.

He is survived by his daughter, Alva M. Glecker of Seattle; sons Frank A. Faber, Steven L. Faber, Brian T. Faber of Metlakatla and James E. Faber of Seattle; and sisters Bernita Brendible of Metlakatla, Emily K. Bennett of Juneau and Marilyn A. Fawcett of Seattle, also nine grandchildren, several cousins and numerous nephews and nieces.

Services were last month in Metlakatla.

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