Harry A. Bremner

Posted: Tuesday, May 07, 2002

Juneau resident Harry A. "Skinka" Bremner died May 2, 2002, in Juneau.

He was born Sept. 24, 1922, in Juneau. He attended Sheldon Jackson High School in Sitka. He served in the U.S. Army from 1943 until 1946, with the AAF Emergency Rescue Boat Squadron. He received the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, the Good Conduct Medal and the Victory Medal. He was a commercial fisherman and was enrolled in Tlingit and Haida Central Council, Sealaska Corp., Yak-Tat Kwaan Inc. and the Yakutat Tlingit Tribe.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Helen and Harry K. Bremner, his brothers Herbie Bremner and Harold "Buddy" Bremner, and his mother- and father-in-law, Mary Kardeetoo Thomas and William S. Thomas.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Kathryn Bessie Bremner of Juneau and Yakutat, his brother Howard "Sarge" Bremner of Yakutat, and brothers-in-law, James W. Thomas of Lummi Island, Wash., and Lowell S. Petersen of Yakutat.

An ANB Memorial Service is being held tonight, in Yakutat, in the Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall, Camp 13, at 7 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the ANB Hall on Wednesday, May 7, at 1 p.m. Internment will be at the Yakutat Ankau Cemetery.

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