June 14, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 24

Donald H. Luhr, 79

Donald H. Luhr, 79, took his last boat ride on June 5, 2012 after a year long battle with Mesothelioma. Don was born in Tacoma, Wash. to Frank and Laura (Bollen) Luhr on April 6, 1933. His family moved to Petersburg in March of 1945 and he fished with his parents until his senior year and then on his own boat. Don married Beulah Reid on May 31, 1952 and they celebrated their 60 years of marriage on June 2 with family and friends at the Elks Lodge.

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For over 25 years Don worked as a mechanic /operator for the City of Petersburg, J & H Logging, Alaska Barite Co., Ellis Machine Shop and Piston...

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