Fellowship Hall rededication seeks to preserve Wrangell history
April 5, 2023
Martha Jager was a pillar of the Wrangell Salvation Army community around the 1970s and '80s, swelling the church's numbers and supporting its cause when the floors were covered in shag carpet and the chapel walls had wood paneling.
The Alaska Native woman had a welcoming personality and was deeply committed to her church community - so committed that the Martha Jager Fellowship Hall is named in her honor.
Jon and Rose Tollerud did not know Jager personally - by the time the pair arrived in Wrangell, she had already passed away and they do not know for certain when she died. But they do k...