Sundi Hondl and Linda Joule, a niece and a sister of Bing Santamour spent Tuesday remembering Santamour, who passed away in Anchorage this past Saturday.
Bing Santamour passed away Saturday (March 29th) in Anchorage and was laid to rest in Bethel Wednesday. Tuesday friends and family gathered at the Catholic Church social hall to remember a woman they said was always going out of her way to help people.
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Bing Santamour passed away Saturday, March 29th in Anchorage. Services were held there Monday. A funeral is set for Wednesday, April 2, at 1 o’clock.
Sixty-five-year-old Bing Santamour passed away Saturday (March 29th). She was born in Bethel and was a resident most of her life. She leaves a son, Seth and a daughter, Tyrene and five grandchildren. Her parents were Willie and Cecelia Pete. She was the second to the youngest of ten children. She is survived by her sisters Evelyn Elliott, Margaret Chaney and Linda Joule and her brothers, Jimmy Pete Sr. and Gary Pete Sr. She was preceded by her brothers, Joe Pete, George Pete, Fred Pete and Billy Pete and sisters Mary Romer and Carol Janko. She was involved in many community groups in Bethel, and most recently was a member of the ONC Board and worked as a tribal judge. Her family says Bing was a unique personality who spent her lifetime helping people. Memorial services were held in Anchorage Monday morning. Funeral services will be held at the Catholic Church in Bethel, Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock.