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Obituary: Agapia "Terri" Kozeroff, 79


Agapia "Terri" Kozeroff

Agapia "Terri" Kozeroff, 79, of Wrangell, Alaska, passed away on March 15, 2018 at Wrangell Medical Center.

Terri was born May 1, 1938 on St. Paul Island, Alaska to Valentina and Gregory Kozeroff. She was the oldest of 12 children.

She moved with her family to Wrangell in the late 1940s.

While living in San Francisco, she met Charles Fortenberry. They were married and moved back to Alaska. They had a son, Ernie, and a daughter, Donna. She returned to Wrangell in 1978 where she spent the rest of her life. She enjoyed working at the cannery for many, many summers. She loved being an active member of the Elks as well as the Alaska Native Sisterhood. Terri was known to love to make people laugh. She was very proud of her grandchildren.

Terri is survived by her children, Dale Kozeroff of Florida, Ernie Fortenberry of Washington, Donna Massin of Wrangell, her sisters Jan Johnson and Feckla Weldon, brother Walt Kozeroff and grandchildren Devan, Kari, and Tasha.

A memorial service will be held upstairs at the Elks at 2:00 pm, Saturday, May 12. A reception will follow downstairs.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Wrangell Long Term Care.


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