BOX OF TREASURES – Haida artist Holly Churchill, of Ketchikan, shows Sitka High School senior Myles Magie a weaving technique on a cedar bark basket Wednesday in the Sitka High art room. Churchill finished a three-week residency today sponsored by the Sitka School District and Sealaska Heritage Institute's Sharing Our Box of Treasures" program. Her residency included work in the high school's new dual-credit program with UAS, the Northwest Coast Arts class, and sessions with Blatchley Middle School and the Sitka Native Education Program Culture Class. (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

Rebecca Rose

A celebration of life for Rebecca Rose, a lifelong Kake resident, will be held 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the Sitka Salvation Army church. A coffee time will follow, and donations of food are welcome.
    Rebecca died Oct. 2 at SEARHC-Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital, at age 88.
    She was born May 13, 1924, in Kake, the daughter of Nick and Lucy (Kake) Davis. She was a retired baker.
    She was a member of the Salvation Army, and had belonged to the Alaska Native Sisterhood.
    She is survived by daughters Barbara Rose, Cheryl Rose, Marilyn Aceveda and Janet Rose and sons Barton and Steve, all of Kake; and her granddaughter Stephanie Rose, of Juneau, whom she considered her daughter.
    “Grandma Becca” also was survived by many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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