Lawrence Bahovec turned 100 years old on January 4, 2017.
Lifelong Wrangell fisherman Lawrence Bahovec turned 100 last week. He was born in Chicago on January 4, 1917, shortly before his family moved to then Territory of Alaska. KSTK’s Aaron Bolton sat down with Bahovic to talk about his life and career in Southeast Alaska.
Picture of F/V Lalowa hanging on Bahovec’s wall. Bahovec built the boat with his two partners. (Aaron Bolton, KSTK News)
Painting of F/V Aurore Marie, the second boat Bahovec purchase and named after his niece. (Aaron Bolton, KSTK News)