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Obituary: Ingvald Ask, 96


October 26, 2017

Ingvald Ask

Ingvald Ask, 96, died on the October 10, 2017 at Anderson House, near his home in Shoreline Washington.

He was born to Andreas and Ingrid Ask in Petersburg, Alaska in 1921.

Ingvald's father arrived in Petersburg from Norway in 1913, then brought his wife, Ingrid in 1917. They lived in Petersburg until 1926 when the family moved to their farm at Point Agassiz. Ingvald grew up on the farm until WWII where he served in the Army as an engineer aboard a power barge in the Aleutians. During the war he met a fisherman who told him of the wonderful life of a troller and when Ingvald was discharged...

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