Posted: Wednesday, April 11, 2001

Alvin Minard "Skeet" Mill

Alvin Minard "Skeet" Mill died April 6, 2001, in Juneau after a brief illness.

He was born April 15, 1927, in Juneau and lived most of his life in Juneau. He attended Juneau High School and earned a degree at the University of Washington. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He worked for the city of Juneau Water Department and many years as a civil engineer for the U.S. Coast Guard.

He was an accomplished downhill skier and enjoyed hunting and fishing with his friends and family. He also enjoyed team sports and supported the Gastineau Channel Little League as an officer, coach and umpire. In retirement, he enjoyed building furniture, reading, and socializing with his many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents Lillian G. and Alvin Minard Mill Sr. and his sister Betty Kihlman-Lucas. He is survived by his children Allen (and Susan) Mill, Cristin (and Vic) Walker, Ken (and Rosemary) Mill, all of Juneau, Brent (and Dawn) Mill of Wrangell, and Toni Mill of Anchorage; his grandchildren Alexander Mill, Travis and Angela Mill, Andrea and Casey Walker all of Juneau, Tamara, Kristen, and Rachel Mill of Wrangell, and Joy Traglio of Portland, Ore., and by his nephews Larry, Ron, and Kurt Kihlman and their families.

There will be a remembrance gathering 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Moose Lodge, 8335 Old Dairy Road. In lieu of flowers his family requests donations be sent to St. Vincent DePaul at 8617 Teal St., Juneau, 99801, or to the charity of your choice. The family may be reached at 4446 Taku Blvd. Juneau, 99801.

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