Donald Arthur Luger, 82, of Waynesville, NC, passed away at the VA Hospice House in Salisbury, North Carolina, on Jan. 6.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Vincent and Bernadine Kremer Luger, in St. Paul, MN; and his son, Mark.
He is survived by four daughters; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; Donna (Jon Englund), Arizona; Mark’s daughter, Chelsea, Kate (Dan Cassidy), Joe, Jackie and Carly, Whitefish, Montana; Dee-Dee (Tom Anderson), Michael, TJ and Amanda, and Mary (Dan Sartor) Pam, Kris and Royce; sister, Elinor Gile; ex-wife Nancy O’Rouke Luger, St. Paul; and special cousins, Ned, Sandra and Kathleen Spencer.
He was a veteran of the Air Force from 1952-64 in Morocco; Waco, Texas; Germany; and Spokane, Washington. He is best remembered for his love of games with the grandkids, crossword puzzles, cards, fishing, trips to Como Park Zoo, all things Budweiser, his keen mind and contribution to the computer industry.
Special thanks to Amanda for always being there for Gramps; and Hospice for providing peace, love, kindness and serenity for our family.
A memorial service will be planned at a later date with his family and American Legion family.