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Hattie Lea Baumgartner, 47, died June 22, 2017, in Ketchikan. She was born Dec. 25, 1969, in Fairbanks.
4/18/2017
Daniel Charles Sr.

Daniel Charles Sr., 79, died April 6, 2017, in Ketchikan.

He was born Feb. 9, 1938, in Klawock.

Mr. Charles served four years in the U.S. Marine Corps. In addition to residing in Craig, Mr. Charles resided in Ketchikan for more than 20 years.

He was employed as a school bus driver, construction laborer, and cab driver.

He was a member of the American Legion.

Mr. Charles enjoyed fishing, hunting, and visiting with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also enjoyed going to the Ketchikan Indian Community for lunch to visit friends and relatives.

Mr. Charles was preceded in death by his mother, Alice T. Charles; wife, Isabel Pauline Pratt Charles; brothers, David Charles Sr. and Dean Charles; sister, Inez Johnson; and grandson, Joel Wilburt Charles.

He is survived by his sisters, Virgina Mata, Verna Banks, Viki, Theodora Witham and Alice Molton; brother, Teral “Terry” George Charles; daughters, Alice E. Charles and Betty R. Charles; sons, Daniel Charles Jr. and George Charles; grandchildren, Bettina I. Charles, Alice M. Yatchmanoff, Crystal N. Fawcett, Josephine W.A. Jim and Georgina Solomon; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and cousins.

A service will be announced at a later date.

Mr. Charles remains will be interred in Juneau.