Jureen A. Denison 1928-2005
On Monday, June 27, 2005 in Sterling, Colo., Jureen A. Denison aged 76 passed from this world to the loving arms of the Lord after a brief illness.
She was born on Sept. 26, 1928 in West Topsham, Vermont, the daughter of Calvin J. Colby and Hazel Bell Hood.
On Aug. 15, 1947 she married Laurence J. Denison in Washington, Vermont.
In 1966 they moved to Skagway, where Laurence worked on the White Pass and Yukon Route railroad, retiring to Sterling in 1978.
She graduated from Bradford Academy in 1946. She was a homemaker, chambermaid, librarian, and organist. She was very gifted in many areas, an avid crossword puzzle solver, gardening flowers and vegetables and organist for the First Assembly of God church in Sterling.
She leaves a set of twins, Alan George Denison and wife Lacy, Washington and Ellen Marie Dunkling and husband of Graniteville, Verm.; two grandchildren, Elaine and Pamela and their spouses along with one great-grandchild Noah, all living in Alabama. Also devoted to Jureen is Madine Bitcon and husband Doug of Cripple Creek, Colo. who cared for her during her illness.
Laurence passed away January 23, 1999, Calvin in August of 1980 and Hazel in 1949.
A celebration of life was held July 1 at the First Assembly of God church in Sterling; burial followed in the West Topsham Cemetery. Contributions to be made to the Gideons International or Building Fund of the First Assembly of God church in Sterling.
Allene Rohlf, 1926-2005
Skagway resident Allene Rohlf, 79, died unexpectedly in her sleep during the morning hours of July 7, 2005.
Rohlf had lived in Skagway for more than 30 years. She was a former director of the Skagway City Museum.
Her husband Chris said that at Allenes request, there will be no service, nor an obituary.