Former Kenai resident Robert "Bob" Loveall died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, in Salem, Ore., following a prolonged battle with prostate cancer. He was 71.
Friends are invited to join Mr. Loveall's family Sunday, July 13, from 3 until 5 p.m. in the conference room adjacent to Sal's Diner in Soldotna.
Mr. Loveall was born June 23, 1931, in Salem. He worked as a sawyer at Will's Shingle Mill in Mill City, Ore., for 20 years. In 1973, he and his wife, Lorraine, moved to Alaska, working at various locations throughout the state, including Ketchikan, Kotzebue, Dillingham and Sand Point, eventually settling in the Kenai-Soldotna area. Prior to retiring, Bob worked for 10 years at Spenard Builders Supply in Kenai and Soldotna.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Cloydine Harper and his daughter, Karen Rae Loveall.
He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; sister, Ricky Lockwood of Lyons, Ore.; sons, Bob Loveall of Soldotna, Herb Olson of Canyon Lake, Calif., and Jim Olson of Homer; daughters, Nancy Dealy of Salem, Karen Walker of Lawton, Okla., and Vicky Hodgin of Soldotna; 14 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
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