Marion Josephine Ezrre

Posted: Wednesday, July 23, 2003

Juneau resident Marion Josephine Ezrre, 77, died July 21, 2003, at Wildflower Court in Juneau.

Services will be held at noon Thursday, July 24, at the Juneau Christian Church, across from Fred Meyer.

She was born Ka Aan Tlaa, a Raven Dog Salmon of Auk Kwaan Tribe of the Big Dipper house, on July 15, 1926. She worked at a cannery in Hawk Inlet, Alaska Laundry and Dry Cleaning, The Goldstein Improvement Company and with the federal government. She was a homemaker, mother and grandmother.

Family members said she enjoyed camping with her children and grandchildren and loved to fish. She won the 1998 Second Annual Spring King Salmon Derby with a 41.4-pound king. Family said she enjoyed meeting with her special friends at her weekly prayer group meetings.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ubaldo Lastre Ezrre, and daughter, Yolanda Carlotta Ezrre.

She is survived by her aunt, Louise Rhodes, and her son, Dusty Rhodes, of Kenai; sister, Dorothy St. Clair, of Juneau; brother, Peter Tassell, of Juneau; sons, Eddie (Kim) Ezrre and Lizandro Ezrre of Juneau; daughters, Alma (Dave) Hunt, of Juneau, Dolores Healey of Juneau and Rosita (Dan) Meyer of Anchorage; grandchildren, Chasity and Angelica Monette, of Anchorage, Michael James Healey of Juneau, Angelina Ezrre Healey of Juneau, Jocelin Olson of Oregon, Ashley Hunt of Juneau and Sierra Lynn of Juneau; nieces, Tina St. Clair of Juneau, Mary (John) Williams of Washington, Mary Tassell of Montana and Elizabeth Mooney of Juneau; and great-niece, Rachael Tiffer of Juneau.

The pallbearers will be Eddie Ezrre, Lizandro Ezrre, David Hunt, Mike Tagaban, Virgil Ward and Harold Westman. Honorary pallbearers will be Alfredo Ezrre, Melvin Ward, George Westman, Bob Paulo and his brothers, Dan Meyer, Scott Monette, Pete Monette, Alan Campbell, Jeff Campbell, Arnold Gee, Lee George and his brothers, Ben Cornell, Thomas Mooney of Montana, Mike Healey of Oregon and Paul Joseph and his brothers.



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