Gary Wayne Miltenberger

Gary Wayne Miltenberger

Born February 13, 1950 in Seattle, WA. Died May 23,

2011 in Meziadin Lake, BC.

Second son to L. Joseph Miltenberger and Juanita G. Miltenberger

of Shelton, WA.

Two brothers, Scott (Chehalis, WA) and David (Henderson,

NV), and sister Patsy (Spokane, WA). Raised on a small family

farm near Shelton, WA.

Graduate of Shelton High School (Class of 1968) and University

of Washington College of Forest Resources (Class of


Married in 1971 to Dawn A. Olli, two sons Leif (Nanaimo,

BC) and Torger (Victoria, BC), and daughter Svea (Whitehorse,

YT). Divorced in 1996. Immigrated to Canada in 1974;

naturalized Canadian citizen in 1978.

Registered British Columbia professional forester, 1983.

Founding partner of Steelhead Valhalla Lodge, 1984. Worked

as a professional forester, communications consultant, commercial

fisherman, sport fishing guide, petroleum industry

regulator, adventure tourism & wilderness guide, and small

business owner/operator.

Lived in the Bella Coola Valley, Smithers, Whitehorse, Dease

Lake, Fort St. John and Meziadin Lake, BC. Loved the outdoors,

especially salmon and steelhead fishing, caribou and

moose hunting, and flying.

As per his wishes, there will be no memorial nor funeral services.

Donations in remembrance of him may be made to the

University of Washington College of Forest Resources.

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