SUMMER READING – Award winning author Amy Butcher, left, listens to her Sitka Fine Arts Camp creative non-fiction writing student Tayla Eaton, of Kodiak, read at the Backdoor Cafe Wednesday morning. Butcher took her class to read essays they wrote in class during the two-week camp, which is wrapping up this week. Students are giving final performances in a variety of artistic disciplines tonight and Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

Alice Margaret Kitka Harlow


Alice Margaret Kitka Harlow

 

Services for Alice Margaret Kitka Harlow will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, at St. Michael’s Cathedral.

A reception will follow at the American Legion Hall. It will be a potluck

Alice died Sept. 27, 2017, at the Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. She was age 50.

Alice was born Jan. 17, 1967, in Sitka, and was a lifelong resident. She was Dakl’aweidi from Keet Goshi Hit in Klukwan.

She was a member of Gajaa Heen Dancers for many years, and also was with Noow Tlein.

Over the years she had worked as a logger, a bartender and a CNA.

Alice was preceded in death by her two daughters, Dana and Melissa Kitka.

She is survived by her father, Harold Kitka, and her mother, Anne Johnson, both of Sitka; sisters Barbara Kitka, Marla Kitka and Jan Meabon, all of Sitka; brother Ray Kitka, Sitka; aunt Kathy Lawrence of Juneau; uncles Ed Kasko of Ketchikan and Ben Didrickson of eastern Washington; and her two grandsons, Anthony and Jaiden Teas, whom she loved very much.

Also surviving are numerous nephews, nieces and her godfather, Herman Davis of Sitka.

 

Honorary pallbearers are Herman Davis, John Nielsen, John Bradley, Jim Bradley and Ray Nielsen.

Pallbearers will be Dave Meabon, Mark Davis, Chuck Hackett, Harry Lysons, Ken Rear and Nick Anderson.

 

 

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