Catherine Lessen

Death:Thursday, February 19, 1981

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Catherine Lessen, 89, of Fairbanks, widow of Ernest Jessen, publisher of Jessen's Weekly newspaper, died in Seattle February 19. The Jessens came to Cordova in 1920. Later they lived in Anchorage and Seward before moving to Fairbanks in 1940. A daughter. Lois Sandbeck, lives in Fairbanks.� [May1981]

Source: Alaska Sportsman, May 1981

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