|Luther Arthur “Luke” Page|
|Written by The Curry Coastal Pilot|
|October 01, 2013 08:20 pm|
Luther Arthur “Luke” Page
Sept. 7, 1919-Sept. 16, 2013
Luke passed peacefully Sept. 16, 2013, at Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, Oregon, after a short illness.
He was born Sept. 7, 1919, in Jefferson, in Marion County, to Roscoe and Altha Page.
Luke graduated from high school in Naches, Wash.
Luke married Lucille Adeline Carvo on Nov. 21, 1941. She passed away May 25,1989.
Luke retired from the U.S. Air Force with an Honorable Discharge as a master sergeant on March 31, 1961. During his military service Luke received several medals, including the Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross (Oak Leaf Cluster), Soldier’s Medal, Philippine Liberation Medal, World War II Victory Medal and Bronze Star.
He then worked for a brief time for the Federal Aviation Administration in San Francisco. He resigned Sept. 20, 1962, to work at Keyport Naval Torpedo Station in Keyport, Wash. He retired from Keyport in 1974.
Luke married Carmel Bendit Reinhardt on Feb. 14, 1996.
Luke is survived by his wife Carmel Reinhardt Page; daughter Diana Androsiezsko; stepdaughter Cheryl Wilton; brother Denzel “Denny” Page; grandchildren Steven Androsiezsko of Port Orchard, Wash., and Kimberly Boyd of Reno, Nev. Also surviving are seven great-grandchildren.
A private service will be held by the family in Washington State.
Submitted by the family.