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Lifelong Alaskan Anna Louise Flyum, 89, of Homer died July 24, 2007, at South Peninsula Hospital.
A funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Homer Elks Lodge, 218 W. Jenny Lane in Homer. Father Sergie Active will officiate. Pastor Richard Miller will also participate. Burial will be after the service at Hickerson Memorial Cemetery on Diamond Ridge Road.
Mrs. Flyum was born Oct. 27, 1917, in Kanakanak. She attended primary school in Kanakanak and then attended the Kanakanak Industrial School. She and her husband owned and operated Flyum's Barge Service. She was the chief cook, bottle washer and the boss.
Mrs. Flyum's favorite pastimes included singing, playing tunes on her keyboard, knitting and bingo.
Her family said: "Anna will be remembered for her generosity, kind nature and playful spirit. Her greatest joy was her grandchildren. She will be missed."
Mrs. Flyum was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Alex Flyum, in 1985.
She is survived by her sons, Michael H. Flyum and Alex "Willie" Flyum and his wife, Karen, all of Homer; sister-in-law, Nora DeSilva of Homer; grandchildren, Johnny, Michael Lee, Rama, Darry, Torlend, Charlene and Alexe; and great-grandchildren, Therin, Fallin, Chase, Hailey, Michele, Gage, Crystal, Blake, Aria, Chelisa, Joey and Spencer.
Memorial donations may be made in Anna's memory to Friendship Center, 3935 Svedlund St., Homer 99603. Arrangements are with Homer Funeral Home.
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