June 7, 1932-July 25, 2018

Paula Virginia Roehr Mahle was born June 7, 1932 in Skagway Alaska to Charles Roehr and Borghild “Birdie” Selmer. Paula passed away in Anchorage Pioneer Home on July 25 with her family.

She was raised in Skagway with her siblings Gloria Gentile, Anita Brena, Charles Roehr. She married Fredrick Otto Mahle in 1954. They had three children, Deborah, Fred and Roxanne. Paula worked as a secretary for WP&YR and at Fairway Fast Freight. She had a huge spot in her heart for her animals, which she had many of over the years. She loved working in her garden and tending her plants and beautiful roses. She was a talented artist and loved to paint.

Paula is survived by her children Deborah, Fred and Roxanne, son-in-law Ron Watkins, Grandson Samuel Watkins and his wife Ingrid, and many relatives.

There are no words to adequately describe the emptiness we feel without our wonderful mom, sister, grandma and dear friend. If you would like to donate in moms memory, please donate to Paws & Claws” of Skagway.