Flora and Chuck Ouellette To be Laid to Rest Nov. 6

Flora E. Ouellette and Charles A. Ouellette

Charles A. Ouellette and Flora E.  Ouellette will be laid to rest at Sitka National Cemetery at 1 p.m. Monday, November 6.

All are welcome to attend, the family said.

Charles Ouellette was born August 9, 1929, in Port Angeles, Washington, and moved to Sitka in the late 1950s. He passed away May 1, 2011, from cancer in Montesano, Washington.  

Flora Ouellette was born September 25, 1940, in Sitka. Flora passed away on July 29, 2022, from complications from stroke in Vancouver, Washington.

Chuck and Flora met at the hospital when Flora was an attending nurse aid.  They married shortly after and raised a family and retired from Sitka in 1982.

They are survived by brothers Robin Ouellette, Richard Ouellette, Hubert Brown of Vancouver, Washington, and  Buzz Brown of Sitka; sons Charles A. Ouellette III and Stuart G. Ouellette, both of Portland, Oregon, and Jonathan E. Ouellette of Lynnwood, Washington; and daughter Lisa A Dellinger of Mt. Vernon, Washington.

Their grandchildren are Brian M. Ouellette of Everett, Washington;   Brandon A. Ouellette of Lake Stevens, Washington; Alyssa I. Ouellette, Lynn-wood; Alex Ouellette IV of Portland; Allison Ouellette, Christchurch, New Zealand; Coleen Ouellette, Juneau; Clifford Ouellette Jr., Juneau; Holly Ouellette, Sitka; Bruce Dellinger, Burlington, Washington; and Jay A. Delliger, Mt. Vernon, Washington. Many great-grandchildren also survive.

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At a Glance

(updated 9-12-2023)

By Sentinel Staff

The state Department of Health and Social Services has posted the following update on the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Alaska as of 8:57 a.m. Tuesday, September 12.

New cases as of Tuesday: 278

Total cases (cumulative) statewide – 301,513

Total (cumulative) deaths – 1,485

Case Rate per 100,000 – 38.14

To visit the Alaska DHSS Corona Response dashboard website click here.

COVID in Sitka

The Sitka community level is now "Low.'' Case statistics are as of Tuesday.

Case Rate/100,000 – 152.50

Cases in last 7 days – 13

Cumulative Sitka cases – 3,575

Deceased (cumulative) – 10

The local case data are from Alaska DHSS.






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