Friday, February 11, 2011

Georgia Lubisher DHS39 Turns 90 ~~ Pat Lubisher Hungerford contributor

Georgia Lubisher is a proud 1939 graduate of DHS.  Doing the math, that makes her upcoming February 22 birthday her 90th She attributes her success in the business world to the excellent education she received from outstanding teachers whom she still remembers with great fondness. 

After her graduation, she became the receptionist for Dr. F.S. Howe, pioneer doctor in Deadwood.  She put her secretarial skills to work when she worked for the US Forest Service in Deadwood and also Fort Meade in Sturgis before becoming the Office Manager for Canyon Oil and Clark Tire Companies in Deadwood.  She left that position to open a Public Accounting Service also in Deadwood.

Leaving Deadwood in 1973, she relocated to Boise , ID to take over the position of office manager for G&S Construction.  She remained in that capacity until her retirement in 1983. 

Georgia devoted many hours of service in her retirement years to volunteering at Boise’s St. Luke’s Hospital in the accounting department, receiving a certificate of merit for 1500 hours when she left Boise .  She has also been active in a number of business and professional organizations throughout her career.   
Georgia returned to the Black Hills in 1998 and now resides in Spearfish at 1121 10th St. Apt 5 She is still very sharp, drives her own car, plays bridge, does a lot of her own cooking, walks whenever the weather permits and enjoys being “back home”


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