No formal services will be held.
Mrs. McCants was born March 12, 1941, in Miles City, Mont. She was a high school graduate and first came to Alaska in 1975, during the pipeline construction.
She was a homemaker who lived in Anchorage from 1980-83, in Houston from 1983-84, and in Wasilla since 1984.
She enjoyed crocheting and gardening, and loved flowers.
Her family said: She will be greatly missed by all.
Surviving are her husband of 40 years, Albert James McCants; sons and daughters-in-law, Dwayne L. and Teresa McCants, Daryl R. McCants and Tara D. Gibbs; grandchildren, Dakota D. and Jeremiah A. McCants, Dustin T. Gibbs, Kimberly A. Lowry, and James Raymond McCants, all of Wasilla; parents, Carl and Hertha Hirsch; brother, Alvin Hirsch; sisters, Irene Johnson, Loretta Gaughan and Linda McCants, all of Montana.
Arrangements were made by Valley Funeral Home & Crematory of Wasilla.
Source: Frontiersman, 20 June 2000