FIT FOR DUTY – Thirty-seven recruits graduating from the Alaska Department of Public Safety Training Academy's Law Enforcement Training Session 1802 take the oath of office this afternoon at the Sheet'ka Kwaan Naa Kahidi. The audience was told that during the rigorous 16-week session recruits lost a combined 200 pounds of body fat. The graduates will be taking law enforcement positions around the state from the North Slope Borough Police Department to statewide Alaska Wildlife Troopers to the Ketchikan Police Department. Speaker at the ceremony was DPS Deputy Commissioner William Comer, who graduated from the academy in 1985. (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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