Longtime Juneau resident Elizabeth "Betty" L. (Hanifan) Kiefer, 74, died Sept. 12, 2003, in Wenatchee, Wash., after a short battle with cancer.
She was born Aug. 5, 1929, in Mankota, Minn. She came to Juneau in 1962 with her first husband, Robert Hanifan, and was an Alaska resident from that time on. She left Alaska for a couple of years in the early 1990s to travel the country by motor home with her second husband, Jack Kiefer. After Jack's death in 1993, she returned to Juneau.
A memorial service followed by a reception will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Juneau Elks Lodge at 109 S. Franklin St.