Cita Wiggs

  • "Mom I miss you, I can honestly say 2017 was a year of..."
    - Alexzandrea Wiggs
  • "Mom I know your watching over me! Today I was look at old..."
    - Alexzandrea Wiggs-Jenkins
  • "The holidays are coming soon and I cant say I dont miss you..."
    - alexzandrea wiggs
  • "Mom!!! I miss you so much! Crazy how holidays don't mean..."
    - Alexzandrea Wiggs
  • "Cita, I have been so emotional lately. I wish you were..."
    - Valerie

Anchorage resident Cita Ooft Wiggs, 67, died Jan. 9, 2007, at Providence Alaska Medical Center.
Mrs. Wiggs was born March 8, 1939, in Amsterdam, Holland, to Mrs. Helen Ooft Brown.
Mrs. Wiggs was married to Clarence Wiggs Sr.
She traveled with her husband throughout his military career. Fort Richardson was their final retirement assignment, where they were transferred in 1982.
Her family wrote: "Cita was a wonderful wife, mother and friend.
"Cita was very generous, loving and gifted. She loved children and was instrumental as a foster parent, providing homes for foster children and children with special needs."
Mrs. Wiggs is survived by her husband, Clarence; mother, Helen Brown and husband Bill of Toronto; sisters, Helen Burg and husband Ed of Toronto, Maaike Ooft of Dublin, Ireland, and Magda Taliaferro of Charlotte, N.C.; sons, Darren Cole, Clarence Wiggs II and Jason Wiggs; daughters, Melanie Wiggs Parker, Angelina and Alexzandrea, all of Anchorage; grandchildren, Darnell and Drew; mother-in-law, Elmira West; sisters-in-law, Rhudene Morgan (Jewel), Jeralene Wiggs, Earnestine Gardner, and Cleo Thomas, all of Valdosta, Ga.; brother-in-law, Jerry Wiggs of Atlanta; devoted lifetime friends (like a daughter) Mr. and Mrs. Curtis and Dianne Watson and their children, Curtis Jr., Christina, and LaToya; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Published in Anchorage Daily News on Jan. 12, 2007