Juneau resident, Julia J. Hall, 89, died on Oct. 12, 2005, at her home from complications due to Alzheimer's disease. Her family was by her side.
She was born June 14, 1916, in Haines. She was Eagle Kaag-Waan-Taan. Her Tlingit name was Cut-sho-was-heey.
She attended elementary school in Petersburg and high school at Sheldon Jackson School in Sitka. She later settled in Southern California, married twice and raised two children.
She made her home in Juneau in her later years. She worked as a public nurse for the Juneau Health Center. She was a member of the Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, an honorary member of the Alaska Native Sisterhood, and a member of the Juneau Prayer Group.
For many years she would travel back to Haines to harvest salmon with her childhood friends.
She was preceded in death by grandchildren Angel, Darren, Bill Bailey, Andrea, Donald, Christine and Marie; and first cousin, Mary Ceasar.
She is survived by four children: Loren Horn, Julie Ann Fleek, Thomas Evenson and Marilyn Evenson; 28 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other family members.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Juneau Christian Center, 8001 Glacier Highway.