Helen Lilienthal Obituary

Helen E Lilienthal
Helen E Lilienthal

February 28, 1941 - January 18, 2021
Born in Moroyak, Alaska
Resided in Bethel, Alaska


Bethel resident, Helen Edge Lilienthal, 79, passed away Monday, January 18, 2021 at Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta Regional Hospital in Bethel, Alaska.

She was born February 28, 1941, in Moroyak, Alaska, the daughter of Teddy and Agnes Clark.

Helen had been a Magistrate in Bethel for many years, she also spent time working with state legislators from the Bethel region.

Helen was a proud Yupik and enjoyed the subsistence lifestyle she grew up with. From picking berries, catching and putting up fish and wild game, native arts and crafts, native foods and teaching to others the ways of the Yupik. She will be remembered by many for her kindness and willingness to help others.

Helen is survived by two daughters: Evelyn (Mark) Phillips of San Antonio, Texas and Myra (Scott) Middleton of Anchorage; Two brothers: Johnny Clark and Nicholai Clark of Anchorage: three sisters Katie Pete of Bethel, Minnie Cleveland and Ann Koester of Anchorage: Six grandchildren: Robyn (Micah) Rodriguez of Albuquerque, NM, Lorissa and James Middleton of Anchorage, David Phillips of Frederick, MD, Michael Phillips of San Antonio, TX and Nathan Phillips of Glen Burnie, MD; and one great grandchild Maximilian Rodriguez.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Alec and Alexander Clark and three husband’s; Jackie Berry, Andrew Edge and Jack Lilienthal.

A celebration of life will be held in Bethel this summer at a date to be determined.

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