Rikki Leeann Hudson died Sept. 13, 2004, in Port Protection after falling off a floathouse barge and drowning.
She was born Feb. 19, 2003, in Aberdeen, Wash.
"Rikki was the sunshine of our lives and will be missed by many," her family said. "She touched the lives of many people on Prince of Wales Island. She lit up many lives and brought many smiles to all the people she came in contact with."
She was preceded in death by her maternal great-grandparents, Father Michael and Emily Williams of Juneau; her aunt, Anita Williams; and her uncle, Robert Williams.
She is survived by her mother, Raven M. Hudson of Gig Harbor, Wash.; grandfather, Richard Hudson of Port Protection; grandmother, Pauline Williams-Hudson of Klawock; and aunt, Leilani Williams of Florida; uncles Roman Hudson, Regal Hudson and Royal Hudson of Port Protection; and numerous aunts and uncles and other relatives in Alaska and Washington.
Services were held on Sept. 20, 2004, at Prewitt Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers were Richard Hudson, Leilani Williams, Roman Hudson, Royal Hudson, Rainy Day Hudson, Regal Hudson, Sonya Hoffay, Edwards Williams, Bill Williams and Gordon Williams.
Donations to aid the family may be made to Pauline Williams, P.O. Box 6048, Sitka, AK, 99835.