Former Juneau resident Genevieve Milton Newman, 78, died June 24, 2004, in Anchorage of a very long illness.
She was born to Nick and Leslie (Bremner) Milton on Oct. 14, 1925, in Yakutat. She was married to Sam Newman for 47 years.
She was of the Raven Moiety, and her Tlingit name was Aanes. Her family and loved ones said she loved to fish, which she was successful at for many years. She was known as the ice-cream lady at Hawk Inlet, where she enjoyed and loved all the kids. She will be greatly missed and remembered.
She was preceded in death by her husband in April 1994; brothers, Jones and Paul; and sisters, Katherine and Julia Milton.
She is survived by her sister, Agnes Asaro; brother, Robert Milton; son, Charles Newman; grandchildren, Charlie and Carolee Newman; great-grandchild, Jason; and numerous nephews and nieces.
A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, July 1 at the ANB Hall. Pallbearers will be Robert Eldon Druley, Robert N. Milton, John Milton, Juan Quintanilla and David Quintanilla. Honorary pallbearers will be Dianna Druley, Katherine Milton, Eric Masters, Liz Howard and Clarence Antioguia. For more information, call Charlie Newman at 364-2625.