Judith Matilda Lindoff (1957 - 2011)

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  • "My condolences to the family. I enjoyed seeing her..."
    - Eleanor Dailey
  • "Chickie, Bessie and I haven't seen you for 6 years now but..."
  • "Chickie I really miss you and miss seeing your beautiful..."
    - Leona Santiago
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    - MAC
  • "Thoughts & prayers to all the family & friends...R.I.P. my..."
    - T T
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Judith Matilda Lindoff

Judith Matilda Lindoff (Chickie to her friends and family) passed away in Juneau, Alaska on June 7, 2011 in an unfortunate boating accident with her Long time companion, Rocky Parfitt. Judy was born October 27,
1957 in Hoonah, Alaska. She is of the T'akdeintaan clan of the Head House.

Chickie always met everyone with a beautiful smile, and to family members with a "henno – henno!" Her laugh was so unique and she was easy to make laugh so her cousins would tease her or tell a joke just to see her smile and hear her laughter. She was the center of her brothers and sisters; always keeping in touch with all and helped in anyway she could when they needed her. Chickie's hobbies included crocheting, making jewelry, quilting, fishing, playing Bingo, and shopping at Walmart and Fred Meyer.

A quote from Aunt Judy, "With what little Chickie had, she found it in her heart to care for others and donated so much to so many different organizations. We can all learn from this."

Chickie graduated from the Juneau-Douglas High School, Alaska Vocational Technical Center for Business Occupations/Machines, and the Alaska Vocational Institute for Computer and Office Skills.

Her employment history included working in Administrative Services for the U.S. Forest Service, as an Office Assistant for the City & Borough of Juneau, in the office of Senator Bettye Davis, and as an Office Assistant, Administrative Clerk II, and Tribal Enrollment Clerk for the Central Council Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.

Through the years, Chickie received many acknowledgements. Her Certificate of Appreciations include:

• Easter Seals • 2011 Easter Seals Disability Services for Alaska • 2011 American Heart Association • 2011 St. Joseph's Indian School • America 2010 American Heart Association • 2010 Paralyzed Veterans of America • Memorial Sloan-Ketterin Cancer Center • 2010 St. Joseph's Indian School

Chickie was also received: Donor of the Year - 2010 Help Hospitalized Veterans (twice); Certificate of Support for the 2010 Road to London (commitment to Team USA); and Certificate of Acknowledgements for Father Flanagan's Boys' Home in 2010 and 2011.

Chickie is survived her siblings Walter Roy Jr., Newton, Esther, Hubert, Kendall Lindoff and Ruth Sykes; her great aunt Irene Lampe; her aunts Ruth James, Judy Hanson and Jenny Lindoff ; her uncle John Lindoff; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Agnes Jenny Lindoff and Walter Roy Lindoff, Sr.; brother Roy Lindoff; maternal grandparents Lilly
(Brown) Fawcett and John G. Fawcett Sr.; maternal great aunts
(Lilly) May Moy, Katherine Mills, Sue Belardi, Rose Rona (John), Mary Fawcett, and Amy Marvin; maternal great uncle Jack Brown; maternal aunts Harriet H. Roberts and Matilda Fawcett; maternal uncles John G Jr, Newton, Lawrence, Hubert, Roy and Eugene Fawcett; paternal grandparents Mary Lindoff Watson and Otto Lindoff; paternal aunts Esther Kaze and Martha Lindoff; paternal uncles Edward, Wilbur, Lonnie, and James Lindoff; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Pall Bearers are: Archie, Frank, Jack and Fred Lee, Jerry, David, Mike, George, Frank, and James Lindoff, Ralph Knudson, Jr., Glen and Everett Glover, Jr.

Honorary Pall Bearers: Jenny Lindoff, Ralph Knudson, Sr., Lilly White, George Martin, Ernie Hillman, Paul White, Frank White, Beatrice Brown, Janice Bennett and Edwina White.

The family will be taking Chickie home on the LeConte, Friday, July 15th and Funeral Services are set for that day at 2:00 p.m. Chickie's 40 day dinner will be the following evening at 7 p.m. both at the ANB Hall in Hoonah. If you would like to contact the family, feel free to call Suzi @ 723-7230.
Published in The Juneau Empire from July 12 to July 19, 2011