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Memorial service announced for Billy Frank Jr.

Funeral services for Billy Frank Jr. have been announced.

A memorial will be held 10 a.m. Sunday, May 11 in the Squaxin Island Tribe’s event center at the Little Creek Casino Resort, 91 W Highway 108, Shelton.

He will be interred at the Chief Leschi Cemetery, 2249 Reservation Road, just north of the ballfields. A dinner will follow at the Squaxin Tribe’s event center.

A public viewing will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10 at Mills and Mills Funeral Home, 5725 Littlerock Road SW, Tumwater.

Donations are being accepted by the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission for the Billy Frank Services Fund. Send donations to the NWIFC, 6730 Martin Way E., Olympia, WA 98516.

Donations can also be made to the Billy Frank Jr. Salmon Forever Fund in care of Salmon Defense, PO Box 7431, Olympia, WA  98516.

An online memorial to the life and legacy of Billy Frank Jr. is available at billyfrankjr.org.

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