Vancouver, Wash. - Maynard Arthur Troland, 80, of Vancouver, Wash., died Sunday, June 23, 2013.
Maynard was born Jan. 16, 1933 in Thief River Falls, to Martin and Myrtle Troland. He attended Lincoln High School in Thief River Falls.
After graduation, he enlisted in the Army in 1950, where he served in Korea. He attended Army Officer Candidate School, where he accepted an appointment as a commissioned officer of second lieutenant. He also attended Petroleum Products Analysis School.
He was awarded the Korean Service Medal. After he was honorably discharged from the Army on Oct. 30, 1957, he went to Minneapolis to radio announcing school. He was a sports announcer in many towns, including Thief River Falls. He then moved to Vancouver, Wash., to establish a drug and alcohol treatment program at St. Joseph Hospital. He spent many years as a therapist and administrator of drug and alcohol hospitals. Upon retiring, he went into real estate as an agent and then as a broker.
Maynard is survived by his wife of 30 years, Vickie; his beloved Boston terriors, Oscar and Sophie; daughters, Lana Schultz, Lori Troland and Carolyn Rerick; sons, Mark Troland, Michael Troland and Richard Plummer; sister, Margaret Grothe and brother-in-law, Reynold Grothe; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Martin and Myrtle; and brother Charles.