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Juneau-Douglas City Museum

Mortensen, Cecile (Cashen) & Ralph

by Frank Cashen

Cecile Cashen and Ralph Mortensen were married in Douglas in 1937. They and their three children: Karen Senior, Mort, and Marion Carlson and grandchildren, make their homes in Washington. Ralph, a longtime commercial fisherman in Southeast Alaska, retired from fishing in 1975, selling his boat F/V Totem to his nephew Phil Cashen. Cecile died in 1998.