Victor George "Vic" Molander

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VICTOR GEORGE MOLANDER
January 8, 1923 ~ September 10, 2017

Victor George Molander, age 94, of Vancouver, WA, peacefully entered eternity on Sun., Sept. 10, 2017. He was born Jan. 8, 1923 in Hawley, MN to John and Emma (Lundstrom) Molander. At an early age, Vic moved with his parents to a farm near Ponsford, MN. He attended a country school there.
Vic married DeLores Stephens Dec. 28, 1945 in Detroit Lakes, MN.
He served in the Army during World War II.
In 1952, Vic and DeLores moved to Vancouver, WA. He worked for Fort Vancouver Plywood 32 years until his retirement.
Vic loved attending all his grandkids activities and loved to putter in the yard and in his shop. He enjoyed riding his bicycle, playing cards with friends, having coffee everyday with his buddies at McDonald's, and especially helping others. He was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church.
Vic will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 71 years, DeLores; his daughter, Debbie (Bryan) Crowley; grandchildren, Kyle (Marissa, Hunter), Aron (Ashley), Hilary (Sam) Beatty; great-grandchildren, McKinley and Ryland; one brother, Howard (Anita) Molander; three sisters, Darl Weddle, Marion Pope and Norma Soderquist; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Russell; and sister, Vi.
A private family graveside service will be held at Northwood Park Cemetery. Memorial services will be held on Sat., Sept. 16th at 11:00 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church.
Donations in memory of Vic to: Messiah Lutheran Church, 905 NW 94th St., Vancouver, WA 98665.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.

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Published in The Columbian on Sept. 13, 2017
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