Julie Keen Johnnie
1959 - 2018

young photo is from 8th grade
Julie Keen Johnnie of Anchorage Alaska died yesterday (on Christmas Day) from brain cancer. The lung cancer didn't beat her but the brain cancer did it. - Facebook entry

Julie (Keen) Johnnie, 59, of Anchorage, Alaska passed away on December 25, 2018 after a yearlong battle with cancer. Born in Limestone, Maine to Maria Carp of Tyonek, Alaska & Wayne Keen of Calais, Maine. She attended the Cromwell CT Public schools & graduated from Middlesex Community College.

Julie moved from Connecticut to Alaska in 1997 to be closer to her Tebughna Tribe & family.

Julie was a talented & creative silver hand Alaskan native artist. She enjoyed spending time with friends, family & her pets.

Julie (Skiamia) is survived by her loving husband of 21 years Bert (Tsacholhton) Johnnie Jr. of Anchorage, AK. She is also survived by her son Jeffrey Hurlburt Jr. & his wife Taneone (Oumsou) Hurlburt of Middletown, Ct. A son Jeromy Hurlburt of Alaska. Brother Daniel Bushey of Anchorage, brother James Lombardi of Connecticut, and sister Tammy Keen of Middletown, CT. Step children Bernard Charlie & Angela Johnnie of Washington. Julie is also survived by her six grandchildren Taylor, Olivia, Madison, Julia, Jameson & Ahndria and one great grandson Grandson Gregory. Many family and friends in Alaska, Maine, Connecticut and the Lummi Indian Reservation.

Calling hours will be on Saturday, February 16th from 10am to 12pm at the Legacy Witzleben Funeral Home, 1707 Bragaw St, Anchorage, Alaska.

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