Memorial services for Joe Tagaban have been set for Tuesday at 3 p.m. at the Juneau Christian Center, across from Fred Meyer.
The 30-year-old Juneau man was killed in a mining accident on Wednesday at the Kensington Gold Mine.
A reception is set for 5 pm. at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Juneau. Joe’s parents, Mike and Sandy Tagaban, say they chose the organization because Joe was the “ultimate big brother.”
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