Juneau resident Katherine Molly Williams died April 3, 2005, at her home.
She was born May 8, 1948, at Bartlett Hospital to Edmond and Irene Brown of Hoonah. She was from the T'akdein Clan and of the Ganax'a Hit Seagull House.
She enjoyed Sealaska Heritage Celebrations, Gold Medal Tournaments, and visiting with family, friends and community members. She liked fishing, nature trail hikes, beading, knitting, cooking traditional foods and berry picking. Her family says they will miss her generous heart and warm smile.
She is survived by her life partner, Peter A. Castillo; brothers Jacob N. Pratt of Hoonah and Walter Pratt of Juneau; sisters Betty Ramsey of Juneau, Lucille Okegawa of Anchorage, and Shirly Doyle of Seattle; cousin Betsy James of Hoonah; nephews Don Wright and Lyle James of Juneau; and nieces Waughnita, Keira, Owena, Sheena and Bamby of Juneau.
Pallbearers are Don Wright, Daniel Charles, Joe Castillo and Lyle James.
A celebration of her life and a potlatch will be from 1 to 7 p.m., April 24, at Tlingit and Haida Central Council Hall. The memorial service will be held at 1 p.m., April 29, at the Juneau Mortuary.