John F. Wallen
Lifelong Alaska resident John F. Wallin, 74,
died April 27, 1999, at Alaska Native Medical Center after a long illness.
There are no public services planned at this
Mr. Wallin was born Aug. 5, 1924, in Chignik. A
retired commercial fisherman, he had lived in Chignik, Anchorage and Kodiak.
He was a member of the Russian Orthodox Church
in Kodiak and enjoyed playing bingo and taking rides in the country.
His family remembers, "John was greatly loved
by many relatives and friends. He was considerate and generous to all. His
family will miss him greatly. He had a warm smile and a friendly hello for
Mr. Wallin is survived by his wife, Margaret
Wallin of Anchorage; brother, Ivar A. Wallin of Kodiak; sisters, Minnie Basler
of California and Tina Carlson of Chignik; nephew, Alvin A. Wallin; niece,
Eleanor King; and stepson, Joey Barney.
Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Alaska
Source: Anchorage Daily News 29 April