Anchorage resident, Thelma Jean Tunohun, 57 died February 13, 2013 at Alaska Native Medical Center.
Funeral Services will be held 12 Noon Saturday at St Innocent Russian Orthodox Cathedral, 400 Turpin, Anchorage with Father Archpriest John Zabinko officiating. A viewing will be held from 11 am until Noon at the church. Burial will follow the funeral service at Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery.
Thelma was born November 25, 1954 in Old Harbor, Alaska. She attended school up until the 10th grade. She resided in Old Harbor before moving to Anchorage. She was a member of Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church in Old Harbor.
Thelma’s family wrote: “Thelma will be sorely missed by family and friends, she had a great sense of humor she shared with anyone who came into her life. Early in her life, she liked to go Kodiak brown bear hunting with her dad, Mike Sr., Thelma was an avid cook, she could whip up anything in a heartbeat, and she liked to play bingo.
Thelma leaves behind, her mother, Polly Tunohun, Anchorage; sisters, Janet Tunohun, Anchorage and Laura Mae Tunohun, Old Harbor; brothers, Dennis Tunohun, Old Harbor; Wayne Tunohun, Anchorage; and Mike Tunohun, Jr., Anchorage; son, Michael G. Tunohun, Anchorage; grandchildren, Paige and Augustine Tunohun; twin nieces, Rosa Esparza and Polly Trexler; nephew, Mario Esparza, Jr; niece, Lola Esparza; and other nieces and nephews in Old Harbor and Kodiak.
Thelma is preceded in death by her father, Mike Tunohun, Sr., brothers, Eugene and Ronnie; sisters, Debbie and Lisa; and grandson, Trenton Tunohun.