PLEASE NOTE: THIS OBITUARY IS BEING PLACED ON OUR WEBSITE AT THE REQUEST OF OUR GOOD FRIEND JARED DYE, WHOSE WIFE THIS IS. OUR HEARTS GO OUT TO HIM AND TO HIS FAMILY.
THE FUNERAL WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED ON KYLENE'S FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/kylene.dye
Kylene Napoleon Dye “Nauyugaq”, 34, of North Pole, Alaska, died unexpectedly, Monday, December 20, 2021, at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital after a brief one-week illness.
Kylene was born on June 23, 1987, in Anchorage, Alaska to Henry L. Napoleon and Rose Beth Akitalinok Napoleon. Kylene was the second youngest of six children. She grew up in both Chevak and Anchorage. Early in her life she endured many hardships, much pain, and suffering. At a young age she became a mother, and nothing made her happier than being a mother. Then she met the absolute love of her life, her soul mate, Jared Kyle Dye. They wed on May 5, 2012, in Anchorage and shortly after they moved to the interior of Alaska.
Kylene helped her husband and many families in their time of need at Legacy Funeral Homes. Together they had their first child, Jared Kyle Dye II in June of 2016. They were blessed on October 2nd, of this year, with their baby girl, Qaayah Jonelia Dye.
Kylene enjoyed beadwork, berry picking, dip-netting, egg hunting, leather sewing and most of all being a mother caring for her family. She was proud of her Alaska Native heritage and considered herself CUPIK, pronounced choo-pik.
Kylene is survived by her loving husband, Jared K. Dye; children; Jaesee (Chase) Geddes, Kannen Dye, Rushton Dye, Katie Ann Mann, John Francis “Cupa” Scott, Krysten Desiree Napoleon, Jared Kyle Dye II, and Qaayah Jonelia Dye; father, Henry L. Napoleon; mother, Rose Beth Akitalinok Napoleon; father and mother-in-law, Kyle and Chris Dye; brothers, Jordan Napoleon, Charles Simon, Kenan Napoleon, Jackson (Valerie) Dye, Joshua (Fiona) Dye, Jordan (Nicole) Dye, and Jace Dye; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Jonelia Napoleon; and brother, Christian Napoleon.
A visitation/ tea will be held Sunday, January 2, 2022, from 2:00-7:00pm, at Legacy – Chapel of Chimes, 415 Illinois Street, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701. A short prayer service will be at 4:00 led by Dr. Rev. Anna Frank.
Funeral Service will be 1:00pm Monday, January 3, 2022, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1500 Cowles St., Fairbanks, Alaska 99701, with a viewing two hours prior at the church.
The family will travel on Tuesday to Hooper Bay. Service will be held on Friday, January 7, 2022, with burial to follow at Hooper Bay Cemetery.
Arrangements are entrusted to Legacy Funeral Homes. www.legacyalsaka.com