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Elizabeth "Betty" Hermon Cann
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1915
Fort Sill
Comanche County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: May 15, 1978
Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Alaska, USA

Funeral services for Elizabeth "Betty" Onkka Cann, 60, were at Kehl's Palmer Mortuary. Mrs. Cann died at the Valley Hospital in Palmer.

Born in Fort Sill, Okla., she came to Alaska in 1935 with the Matanuska Colonists. In 1936 she married Matt Onkka, and was the first colonist to be married in Palmer. in 1969, her husband died. She worked at the White Alice site at Neklasson Lake from 1969 until her death.

She leaves her second husband, Ralph Cann of Palmer; a daughter, Anna Ryan of Houston, Texas; five brothers, Harold, James, George and Neal Hermon, all of Palmer, and John Hermon of Hope, Ind.; her mother, Hilda Hermon, and a sister, Doris Fritz, also of Palmer.

Memorials may be made to the local cancer fund.
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  John Henry Hermon (1889 - 1967)
  Hilda R. Wiehr Hermon (1907 - 1999)
  Matt Arvid Onkka (1941 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
Pioneer Cemetery
Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Alaska, USA
Plot: 5-21-4
Created by: Graving With Jenn
Record added: Sep 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75993944
Elizabeth Betty <i>Hermon</i> Cann
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Elizabeth Betty <i>Hermon</i> Cann
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I send a ray of sunshine your way.
- Jeannie Cann
 Added: Feb. 4, 2013

- Graving With Jenn
 Added: Sep. 4, 2011

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