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Jack St. Denis, Sr.

Anchorage resident Jack St. Denis Sr., 90, died April 26, 1999, at Providence Alaska Medical Center.

There will be a visitation at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, 3900 Wisconsin St. Services will begin at noon with the Rev. Daniel Hebert officiating. Pallbearers will include Jack St. Denis Jr., Joseph St. Denis, Steve St. Denis, Joe Pfeifer, Tony Fleming, and Anthony Pfeifer. Burial will follow the service at Angelus Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. St. Denis was born Oct. 9, 1908, in Congress, Ariz., and moved to Alaska in 1952. A pipe welder with the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 367, he worked on jobs throughout the state before his retirement in 1972 with 30 years of service. He left Alaska in 1973, but returned in January of 1999.

He enjoyed woodworking and hunting. His family remembers him as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. They said, "His memory and life will always be in our hearts, as he is a part of us all and we are proud to be a part of his family."

Mr. St. Denis is survived by his wife of 68 years, Eloise St. Denis of Anchorage; sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph and Faith St. Denis of Oceanside, Calif., and Jack and Marlene St. Denis of Anchorage; grandchildren, Arlene Van Ness of Phoenix, Ariz., Catherine Hahn and her husband Andy of Sherwood, Ore., Kevin St. Denis of California, Stephen St. Denis and his wife Linda of Anchorage, Lorraine Pfeifer and her husband Joseph of Anchorage, Karen Goodman and her husband David of Anchorage, and Anita St. Denis and her fiance' Tony Fleming of Anchorage; great-grandchildren Aletha Van Ness, Melissa St. Denis, Cheryl St. Denis, Anthony Pfeifer, Garrett Pfeifer, David Goodman Jr., Jessica Goodman, Julie Ann Goodman, all of Anchorage; and great-grandchildren, Christine Van Ness and Daniel Van Ness of Phoenix, Ariz.
In lieu of flowers, family asks that donations be sent to Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, 3900 Wisconsin St., Anchorage 99517.

Arrangements by Evergreen Memorial Chapel.

Source: Anchorage Daily News 29 April 1999



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