Olga Marcia Kilborn

 

Olga Marcia Kilborn passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 14, 2011. She was at home surrounded by family and friends after a long courageous battle with cancer.

Marcy was born in Anchorage on Sept. 24, 1946. Due to her mother’s untimely death when Marcy was 6 months old, she was raised in the Jesse Lee Home in Seward, which she really loved and considered everyone there her family. She then moved to Sitka, where she attended Sheldon Jackson High School, graduated and later went on to cosmetology school in Cleveland.

Her great joys in life were spending time with family, gardening, arts and crafts and playing bingo. She also loved beachcombing, antiquing and long road trips. She especially liked driving the Oregon coast.

She was known for having a great sense of humor, even during her last days.

She was a member and Officer of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary Unit No. 17.

Marcy is preceded in death by her mother Sasha Alexandria Kalmakoff-Correa, father Frank Correa, brother Frankie Correa, and sister Loretta Van Horn. She is survived by Mitch Kilborn, her husband of 32 years; daughters Wendy Mendez, Christina Kilborn-Smith and Marnie Kilborn; sons Wade Winant, Dustin, Adam and Brian Kilborn, all of Kodiak; as well as her Sister Ruby Haywood of Seattle. She had four grandchildren: Josh and Jessica of Kodiak, Tyler of Colorado, and Madison of Kodiak.

Services will be held Tuesday, July 19, with viewing at 1 p.m. and services to follow at 2 p.m., all held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Repast to be held at 4 p.m. at the American Legion per Marcy’s request. All friends and family are welcome to attend.

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