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3/20/2019
Gina Lucille Callister Demmert Milner

Gina Lucille "Bobby" Callister Demmert Milner, 56, died Dec. 10, 2018, in Anchorage.

She was born Gina Lucille Callister Demmert on May 29, 1962, in Mt. Edgecumbe, Sitka.

She graduated from high school in Petersburg.

She was married to Perry Milner on Sept. 24, 2009, in Ketchikan.

She worked on her family's handtroller fishing boat for 22 years. She also did demolition and sheet rock work, in addition to painting houses for local business people and creating Native artwork.

She resided in Ketchikan for 38 years.

She was a member of the Salvation Army Church and the Lighthouse Church of God.

Mrs. Milner enjoyed fishing, spending time with friends and family, drawing, carving, hiking and spending time outdoors.

"You are missed and loved very much," her family writes. "Love you always."

Mrs. Milner is survived by her parents, Judith and Arthur Kennedy of Hydaburg; husband, Perry Mark Milner of Ketchikan; sons, Kenneth James Lee Smith of Hydaburg, and Little Keith; daughters, Tabitha Horner Runk Rassaele of Sitka and Marquita Callister of Anchorage; brother, John Demmert of Texas; sisters, Bessie Demmert of Portland, Oregon, and Jennifer of Hydaburg; and nephew, Kevin, of Hydaburg.

A celebration of life will be held at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2019, at The Salvation Army Church.