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Obituary: Peter Christoffer Thynes Jr., 58


April 12, 2018

Peter Thynes Jr.

Peter Christoffer Thynes Jr., 58, died on January 28, 2018 in Petersburg, Alaska.

He was born April 15, 1959, the fourth son of Pete and Tora Thynes. Born and raised in Petersburg, he attended school here, except for a couple of years when his parents lived in Port Townsend while building the "Tora".

Peter worked in a work study for Alaska Island Air his sophomore year, loading and unloading freight. There, he was able to go on the occasional flight with Lloyd to wash the beaver in Petersburg Lake or just for a cruise around SE. Peter graduated from Petersburg High School in 1977.

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