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Anna May Hallstead

Mother of Eight Drowns in Well

Funeral services for Anna May Hallstead, 32, mother of eight children and wife of Keith “Tuffy” Hallstead, were held Wednesday and she was buried in the Russian cemetery here.

Mrs. Hallstead died from drowning early Sunday morning, Sept. 15, after she had fallen into a well located near their home on Mill Bay Road. She was discovered in the well by her husband. Routine investigation by the State Trooper and autopsy reports showed that death was caused by drowning.

She is survived by her husband Keith, eight children all of whom are under the age of 12. Other survivors include her father, Alex Ivanoff of Kenai and four brothers and sisters.

Source: Kodiak Mirror 20 September 1963, page 1



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