Members from BPOE #249’s 126 Years of History — Bob Mortensen

 H. Robert (Bob) Mortensen

  • Born in Moscow Idaho — 1922
  • attended schools in Craigmont & Moscow
  • graduated from Moscow High School — 1940
  • attended University of Idaho — 1940-1942
  • United States Army — South Pacific — 1942-1945
  • car salesman — Francisco Motor Company — Moscow Idaho
  • owner & operator — Bob’s Donut Shop — Moscow
  • bowling lanes manager — Moscow Elks Lodge — 1950-1958
  • built, owned & operated Bowlerama lanes — Moscow — 1958-1992
  • secretary Idaho Bowling Proprietors Association — 1959-1982
  • inducted Moscow Bowling Association Hall of Fame — 1964
  • regional vice-president Bowling Proprietors Association of America — 1973-1976
  • inducted Idaho Bowling Council Hall of Fame — 1975
  • died in Moscow Idaho — 2000
  • Lifetime member of BPOE #249  — on lodge wall of remembrance
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