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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20 YEARS AGO

July 2004
Photo caption: Junior League All Stars will compete in a tournament in Wrangell. From left are Bryn Calhoun, Chris Scott, Sean O’Neill, Ross Venneberg, Caleb McGraw, Richard Carlos, Jacob Houston, Coby McCarty, Bryan Lovett and Daniel Erickson.

50 YEARS AGO

July 1974

Photo caption: Volunteers leave the Yaw Building Library with loads of books being transferred to the new Orin and Betty Stratton Library on the Sheldon Jackson campus. SJC librarian Evelyn Bonner expressed appreciation to the community for the help.

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