Juneau resident Annabelle Lee Mansfield (Poe), 77, died from lung cancer on Nov. 23, 2005, in Juneau.
She was born March 2, 1928, in Lima, Mont. She attended school in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Since 1950, she was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi, a national friendship organization. A Juneau resident since 1948, she worked as a bookkeeper for the state of Alaska in the Department of Highways. She moved to Juneau from California. She met Raymond Mansfield and married him on June 18, 1950.
Friends and family say that she "enjoyed life to its fullest and will be greatly missed."
She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Mansfield; her father, Robert Lee Poe; and her mother, Nathalie Marie Mckee-Poe.
She is survived by her daughter, Brook Marie Mansfield of Juneau; her son and his spouse, Raymond Rex Mansfield and Jaquilyn Marie Mansfield of Juneau; her grandson, Stanley James Lee of Juneau; and her granddaughter, Wendi Lynn Lee of Olympia, Wash.
There will be a memorial mass at 12:10 p.m., Nov. 29 at the Cathedral of the Nativity, with a reception following in the church hall.
For the memorial mass, honorary pallbearers will be Gene Johnson, Michael Johnson, Robert Johnson and Gordon Goodson. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Swedish Hospital in Seattle, Wash., specifically for lung cancer research.