Nettie Alberta LaFollette passed away in Kodiak on Aug. 10, 2016. She was born in Ouzinkie on Sept. 22, 1954, to Albert and Helen Torsen. She is survived by her son, Jerry LaFollette, his wife Kyla, and grandsons Joshua and Jarred of Lake Tapps, Washington. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Monica Jean.
Nettie also survived by her brothers, Ron Torsen of Ohio, Al Torsen of Washington and Jim Torsen of Illinois; sisters, Carol Torsen and Jordis Spellman of Anchorage, Donna Cahill of Minnesota, Marcy Ozan of Texas, Glenda Hayes and Becky Torsen of Kodiak; and also long-time friend, Michael Bunting of Nevada. Plus there are many, many nieces and nephews.
Nettie loved sport fishing and visiting with family and friends. She spent the past 20 years in Reno, Nevada, coming back to Kodiak for visits as often as possible.
She will be greatly missed for her loving and caring ways and good sense of humor. Services will be at the Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Church at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16.