Naomi Ogden, 49, of North Pole, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 6, 2013, while surrounded by her family.
She was born May 13, 1964, to Irene and Bernard Jacobson in Huntsville, Ala. Naomi was the youngest of four children and her family moved to Fairbanks when she was an infant. Naomi was a 1981 graduate of Lathrop High School. She was continuing her education through University of Alaska Fairbanks Community and Technical College, where she also worked as the human resource manager. Those who worked with her loved her.
Her family states, "Naomi was a wonderful daughter, always there to help her mother and family, a very caring loving woman who thought about others before herself." Naomi loved spending time with her children, doing activities and making memories. She was physically driven to stay in shape and be healthy, a gift she passed on to her children.
Naomi was preceded in death by her father, Bernard Jacobson; sister, Ruth Jacobson; and niece, Jennifer McLean.
She is survived by her husband, Dave Ogden; children, Melinda Quiroga, Andrew Walker, Evelyn Jacobson and Jonathan Ogden; son-in-law, Luis Quiroga; mother, Irene Jacobson; brothers, Philip Jacobson and Daniel Jacobson; and numerous cousins.
A memorial service will be held to celebrate Naomi's life at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, in North Pole Worship Center, 3340 Badger Road, in North Pole.
Contributions can be made to the family at 3052 Treaty Street, North Pole, AK 99705, or the J. Michael Cancer Center, 1650 Cowles Street, Fairbanks, AK 99701.
Arrangements are entrusted to Fairbanks Funeral Home.
Published in Daily News-Miner on Aug. 8, 2013