PUBLISHED: 3:30 PM on Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Juneau-Douglas graduate dies in vehicle accident

A memorial service for Ann Shima, 27, will be held at 7 p.m., June 15, at Chapel by the Lake, 11024 Auke Lake Way. The service will be followed by a reception hosted by the family.

Miss Shima died June 9 of injured sustained in an auto accident in Juneau.

She was born Sept. 17, 1978, to Noel and Irene Shima in Northfield, Minn. She moved to Juneau with her parents and her brother, Jason Shima, in 1983. She was a 1997 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School. After graduation, Ann spent a year traveling with friends before attending college. She was a 2004 graduate of the University of Hawaii, earning a bachelor's degree in history and social studies. She recently moved back to Juneau where she worked for Alaska Travel Adventures.

Anne was preceded in death by her mother, Irene, last year.

Survivors include her father, Noel, of Juneau, and her brother, Jason, of Eugene, Ore., as well as a maternal grandmother, Dorothy Galivan, of Oak Harbor, Wash.; a paternal grandfather, John Shima Jr., of Hastings, Minn.; uncles and aunts John and Martha Shima, Jeff and Leona Shima, and Roger and Lee Kolden, as well as numerous cousins.

Memorial may be sent to The Bridge Adult Day Care Center, 895 W. 12th St., Juneau, AK, 99801.