Robert Allan Inkster


Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Former long-time Juneau resident Robert Allan Inkster, 71, died Oct. 28, 2006, in Washington, after a long battle with illness.

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Born Sept. 10, 1935, in Seattle, Wash., he was also a former Elfin Cove resident. He lived in Juneau for many years working as a projectionist at both the Capital and Taku Twins theaters.

He also drove a school bus for ABG bus lines before changing professions and trying his hand at commercial fishing. He moved his family to Elfin Cove and fished on the Molly O.

His family moved back to his hometown of Anacortes, Wash., where he went to work for Trident Seafoods. He retired from Trident in 2003.

He and his wife traveled to Florida. After experiencing Hurricane Ivan, they returned to Washington. His health had started to fail and he needed to undergo treatment closer to home.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Lillian (Clements) Inkster; sons, James and Patrick Inkster of Washington; daughters, Dana Jacaber of Oregon, and Linda Inkster of Washington; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Condolences and remembrances can be sent to: Lillian Inkster, P.O. Box 846, Burlington, WA 98233.

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