Posted: Monday, May 21, 2001

Leone Pearl Balzer

Leone Pearl Balzer died May 17, 2001, in Juneau.

She was a lifelong resident of Southeast Alaska, except for several years in Oregon, and moved to Juneau in 1992 from Prince of Wales Island.

She was a 1978 graduate of Thorne Bay High School, and was a certified nursing assistant who provided in-home care for senior citizens.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Pearl Nelson, and father, Eldon Balzer.

Surviving are brothers David Balzer, Dennis Balzer, Milo Balzer, and Marvin Tweedy; sister Rena Balzer; step-father Ed Nelson Sr.; step-brothers Ed Nelson Jr. and Bert Nelson; and step-sister Barbie Kraus.

A memorial service will be held at the Glacier Valley Church of God on Thunder Mountain Road at 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 22.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 21836, Juneau, AK, 99802 in memory of Leone Pearl Balzer. Donations may be monetary or Alaska Airlines mileage upgrades. Please contact Rena Balzer at 723-7362, for more information.

Harold Zenger Sr.

Harold H. Zenger Sr. died on Sunday, May 20, 2001, in Juneau.

A memorial service will be held at the Juneau Moose Lodge at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 26.

A more complete obituary will be published at a future date.

Sarah Notestine

Sarah Notestine died May 17, 2001, in Juneau.

She was born November 25, 1918 in the Bronx, New York.

She moved to Juneau in 1967, and worked in the U.S. Bureau of Mines, the U.S. Forest Service, and at the University of Alaska. She was also involved in the Juneau Jewish Community and with the Juneau-Douglas City Museum.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Notestine, in 1993.

Surviving are her sons, Barry Notestine, Julian Notestine, and Philip Notestine; her grandchildren Aspen Notestine, Garth Notestine, and Zachary Notestine; and her great-granddaughter Hannah Notestine.

A memorial service will be held at the Juneau Pioneers' Home at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 23.

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