Soldotna resident Altha Rebecca "Becky" Majeske died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2000, at Central Peninsula General Hospital in Soldotna. She was 39.
A memorial mass will be held at 3 p.m. Friday at Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Soldotna. Father Richard Tero will officiate. Mrs. Majeske's ashes will be scattered at Kona, Hawaii.
Mrs. Majeske was born Sept. 19, 1960, in Artesia, N.M. In 1976, she moved with her family from Arizona to Alaska. She graduated from Kenai Central High School in 1978. She worked as a cashier for D & A Super from 1977-1979. In 1979, she moved to Michigan and worked as a bookkeeper for Godwin's Furniture before returning to Alaska in 1981.
On April 18, 1980, she married Dale Majeske in Sanford, Michigan. After returning to Alaska, she worked as a bookkeeper for Arctic Aviation and Sadler's Furniture. In 1990, she returned to Michigan to work as an office manager for Don Majeske's State Farm Insurance, returning to Alaska in 1999.
She was a member of Our Lady Of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Soldotna. She enjoyed reading Stephen King novels, listening to the surf in Kona, Hawaii, and collecting crystal animals.
The family wrote that she was "the family's solid rock" and "The Great Enchilada Maker."
Mrs. Majeske is preceded in death by her father, Billy Courtney, and a sister, Theresa Wylie. She is survived by her husband of 20 years, Dale Majeske; daughter, Jennifer Majeske; sons, Corey and T.J. Majeske; her mother, Peggy Rounds; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Donald and Joy Majeske; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bruce and Sally Majeske and Mark and Jamie Majeske; sister and brother-in-law, Beth and Veon Kiech; nieces and nephews, Katie, Kris, Alex, Justin, Shannon and Nicole Majeske, Abbey Collin, Jacob, Katrina, and Benjamin Majeske, Mike and Matt Vasilie, Kayla and Oliver Kiech; great-grandmother, Irene Majeske; grandmother Ethyl Courtney and numerous cousins.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Majeske family, P.O. Box 3875, Soldotna, AK 99669.
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.
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