November 22, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 47

Obituary

June Alice White, 91

June Alice White, 91, passed away at Petersburg’s Long Term Care Center on November 14, 2012.

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June Alice White

A true Alaskan pioneer, June was born in Petersburg on June 11, 1921 to parents Carl and Elizabeth Roger. As a toddler, she owned the first share of stock issued in the Northern Fox & Fur Farm. She spent her girlhood at the log house her father built overlooking Wrangell Narrows and Frederick Sound and in Port Alexander where her parents managed a restaurant in the summertime.

She married commercial fisherman Howard White in 1940 and the couple raised four children. An accomplished seamstress an...

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