Mary Welch

Death:Sunday, August 13, 1967

End of the Trail

Notices in this section are limited to names of those who have achieved pioneer status through many years in the North, or who are otherwise of unquestioned importance in the daily scene.

The first registered nurse to receive a license in Alaska, Mrs. Mary Welch, died August 13 at the Pioneer's Home in Sitka. A long-time resident of Valdez, Mrs. Welch was slightly over 80 at the time of her death. Surviving is her husband, A. N. Welch. Final rites were conducted at Sitka on August 15.� � [Nov1967]

Source: Alaska Sportsman, November 1967

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