Anchorage and Anchor Point resident Virginia Darline Hill died Saturday, May 24, 2003, at Third Medical Group Hospital on Elmendorf Air Force Base from complications of chronic ailments. She was 76.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Anchorage Pioneers Home, 923 W. 11th Ave., on the fifth floor. Additional memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. June 15 at the VFW Hall in Anchor Point.
Mrs. Hill's cremated remains will be interred at Anchor Point Cemetery and scattered in Stariski Creek.
Mrs. Hill was born June 11, 1926, in Souix City, Iowa. She served honorably in the U.S. Navy from 1943 until 1948. After moving to Alaska in November 1965, she worked for the state of Alaska.
Mrs. Hill enjoyed fishing, camping, painting, pottery and reading.
"Mother to a few. Grandmother to many," her family said.
She is survived by sons, Mike Hill of Lafayette, La., Darrell Hill of Anchorage, and Eric Hill and Laurence Hill of Anchor Point; daughters, Pam Golob of Albuquerque, N.M., and SueLyn VanBrunt of Anchorage; 16 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were made with Alaska Cremation Center in Anchorage.
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