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Juliette Rae Gardner

Juliette Rae Gardner, 52, died on June 9, 2013, in Ketchikan.

Ms. Gardner was born in Ketchikan on Jan. 4, 1961, to George Jr and Geraldine Gardner.

She attended White Cliff Elementary School, Schoenbar Middle School and Ketchikan High School, from which she graduated in 1979. Ms. Gardner lived in Ketchikan her entire life.

She was a homemaker, a former administrative assistant for Ketchikan Indian Community, a commercial fisher and worked 20 years in the service industry. Ms. Gardner belonged to The Salvation Army.

Her family writes that she loved reading romance and suspense novels, traveling to Washington state, taking her grandchildren outdoors, fishing with family and playing bingo and pull tabs. She also loved photography and knitting.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Geraldine Ina (Rowan) Gardner.

Ms. Gardner is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Gardner of Ketchikan; sons, Jacob Gardner of Craig and Darryl and Billy Kristovich of Ketchikan; granddaughter, Jolaquinn "JoJo" Erickson of Ketchikan; grandson, Justin Erickson of Ketchikan; sisters, Cheryl Gardner of Marysville, Wash., Myrna Gardner of Juneau and Mary Gardner of Everett, Wash.; brothers, Derryl Gardner of Ketchikan and George and Gerald Gardner of Juneau; father, George J. Gardner Jr of Ketchikan; and many nieces and nephews.

A service will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2013, at The Salvation Army, with Maj. Loni Upshaw presiding. Ms. Gardner’s remains will be cremated.