Lenore Fuller

Lenore Duling Fuller, Wasilla, Alaska passed away peacefully with her loving family at her side on January 28, 2014 at Kauai Care Center in Kauai, Hawaii.

A Military funeral will be held later in the spring at Fort Richardson National Cemetery where her husband, John G. Fuller is laid to rest.

Lenore "Lee" Fuller was born August 4, 1918 in Plainfield, Ohio daughter of Clyde and Lenora Derr Duling. During the height of WWII she enlisted in the Woman Army Corps (WAC). She graduated from the Army Occupational Therapy School on Staten Island, New York and served at McGuire Hospital, Richmond, Virginia and Letterman Hospital, San Francisco, California where she was honorably discharged at the end of the war.

She attended Muskingum College, New Concord, Ohio and is a graduate of Adrian College, Adrian Michigan with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Elementary Education. She did additional work at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. She and her husband came to Alaska in 1964 to teach in the Bureau of Indian Affairs Schools at Point Hope and Gambell on St. Lawrence Island. She later taught in the Nome School System. Lee taught school for over twenty years. She is a member of Christ First United Methodist Church in Wasilla and a long time active member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. After her family, painting, writing and reading have been her favorite activities.

Lee is survived by two daughters, CDR Abigail Fuller, retired Navy of San Antonio, Texas and Johnalee Fuller-Otten of Kauai, Hawaii, son-in law David Otten; grandson, Justin Isco Totten, grand daughter-in-law Jamie Totten, and great granddaughter, Saige Lenora Totten of Alaska; sisters, Lucy Dale Kent and Mary Lee Legge, of Ohio; godsons, Lee Fuller and Luke Adams and goddaughter, Ella Lee Lisbourne. She was preceded in death by her husband, John G. Fuller of 65 years; sister, Reva Catherine Bruns, and brother, Clyde V. Duling, Jr.

In Lieu of flowers the family suggests donations be made to her favorite charity Covenant House Alaska, 755 A St, Anchorage, Alaska 99501. The Ceremony will be announced in the spring, the family can be contacted at iwojimajack@gmail.com or PO Box 779, Eleele, HI 96705


Published in Alaska Dispatch News from Feb. 8 to Feb. 9, 2014