Posted: Friday, March 24, 2000

George Jackson

Lifelong Juneau resident George Jackson died March 21, 2000.

He was born Feb. 2, 1917, to James and Cora Jackson of Tee Harbor. Jackson was a fisherman and served during World War II in the U.S. Army Marine Transport division.

He is survived by his sisters Mary King of North Carolina, Sally Burattin Niece of Anchorage, Cora Netzel Niece of Wisconsin, Jeanette Delfay of Washington; nephews Edward Baker of Haines, Jay Baker of Oregon, Joe Baker of Wisconsin, Jerry Baker of North Carolina; and adopted niece Berniece Trego and family.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., March 27, 2000, at the ANB Hall in Juneau.

Pallbearers will be Timothy Lindoff, Dave Trego, Valintino Burattin, Charlie Abbott, Leroy Marvin and John Shorty.

Jeffery Alan Bjerkeset

Former Juneau resident Jeffrey Alan Bjerkeset died March 15, 2000, in his home in Las Vegas.

He was born Aug. 15, 1960, in Cheyenne, Wyo., and moved to Juneau in 1976. He worked for the state of Alaska, and at Kmart in the evenings. Most recently he was employed as a CAD draftsman.

He enjoyed fishing, darts, billiards and photography, and was a member of the Juneau Moose Lodge. He moved to Las Vegas in 1996.

He is survived by his wife Debbie, mother Judy Dougherty; father Odel Bjerkeset; stepdaughter Donna (and husband Tony) Gonzales, granddaughter Stephanie, all of Las Vegas; his brothers Jody (and wife Tracy) Bjerkeset, Joel (and wife Shanlee) Bjerkeset of Juneau, Jason Bjerkeset (and daughter Jessica) of Portland, Ore.; grandmother Nadine Richardson of Minnesota; half-brother Clint (and wife Julie) Marsh, and nephews Justin and Jordan of Minnesota.

Services were held on March 20, 2000, in Las Vegas.

The family may be contacted through Debbie Bjerkeset, 4634 Brushfire Avenue North, Las Vegas, Nev., 89031.

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