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 Donald William Pleier

Donald William Pleier

Birth
Oregon, USA
Death 2 Jul 2005 (aged 84)
USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot Section W, lot 752
Memorial ID 149681154 · View Source
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PLEIER, DONALD WILLIAM August 18, 1920 - July 2, 2005.
Donald William Pleier died July 2, 2005, at age 84.
Mr. Pleier was born Aug. 18, 1920, in Portland. He graduated from Columbia Preparatory High School, attended the University of Portland and the University of Oregon, where he was a member Beta Theta Phi, before serving in the Army Air Corps during World War II. For over 40 years he was in the lumber and wood preserving business in the following capacities: secretary of Pleier Lumber; general manager of Qualser Lumber; sales manager for the wood preserving division of Pope and Talbot, and executive vice president of the Western Red Cedar Lumber Association. He was active on the committee for changing the lumber grade for all western wood species, known as the simplification system for construction offices in Seattle; west coast manager, and later, general marketing manager for L.D. McFarland Co, who were in the wood preserving business with offices and plants in Tacoma, Wash., Eugene, and Sandpoint, Idaho. From 1955-1956, he served on the board of directors of the Lake Oswego Country Club, and in 1983 became a member of the Portland Golf Club. Don was one of 12 men who started the Blanchet House of Hospitality, at Columbia Prep High School, and continuing at University of Portland.
Survivors include his wife, Isolde Eichenlaub MacGibbon, who he married in 1983; daughters, Marilyn L. Todd and Pamela A. Binder; sisters, JoAn Gleason and Dorothy Sage, and four grandchildren.
The Oregonian, Portland, OR - July 19, 2005.


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  • Created by: J McL
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149681154
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Donald William Pleier (18 Aug 1920–2 Jul 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149681154, citing Mount Calvary Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by J McL (contributor 46959617) .