Albert E. Losvar passed away on August 13, 2015 as the result of injuries received in an airplane accident. He was born on July 14, 1927 in the family home at Mukilteo, Washington to parents George and Anna Losvar.
Albert spent his childhood in Mukilteo and graduated from Everett High School. Following graduation he joined the U. S. Navy.
After being discharged he attended Everett Junior College where he met his future wife, Isabelle Brown. They were married on June 16, 1951. Albert and Isabelle’s first home was in Mukilteo, Wash., where he was involved in the Losvar family business, Mukilteo Boathouse. Their children, Gretchen and Blair, were born during this time. The family moved to Palmer Lake in 1962, where he managed the family orchard until his retirement.
Albert was an active member of many community organizations, including Sitzmark Ski Club, Okanogan County Horticulture Association and the Okanogan and Ferry County Chapter of the Washington Pilots Association. He enjoyed entertaining friends at his home on Palmer Lake, boating in the San Juan Islands, skiing and flying.
He is survived by children Gretchen (Mike) McMillan of Tonasket and Blair Losvar of Palmer Lake; grandchildren John (Mersine) McMillan (Ballard), Mark McMillan (Tonasket), Blake (Erica) Losvar (Orting), Erik (Toni Hoberecht) Losvar (Wailuku, Hawaii); four great-grandchildren; brother Art Losvar (Mukilteo), three nephews, and special friend Kris Kauffold.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Isabelle, in 2011, two brothers and one sister.
A celebration of Albert’s life will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct, 23, at the Tonasket Community United Church of Christ, 24 East 4th Street in Tonasket, Washington. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to: Washington Pilots Association (WPA) Youth Aviation Scholarship Fund, 227 Bellevue Way NE, PMB 397, Bellevue, WA 98804-9721 or Seattle Children’s Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 5371, Seattle, WA 98145.
Bergh Funeral Service Oroville/Tonasket is in care of arrangements.