Losvar's Mukilteo Boathouse and Marina | Muk Revisited

 

Last updated 2/10/2021 at 11:52am

Mukilteo Historical Society

Paul Losvar family, ca. 1895: Paul and Walborg seated in front; Adolph, Charlotte ("Lottie") and George standing in back. A fourth child died in infancy. (Walborg was stepmother to Paul's children).

Before the condominiums were built at 610 Front St., the property was home to the Losar family's Mukilteo Boathouse and Marina.

Family business founder Paul Losvar was born in Norway in 1848 and immigrated to the U.S. in 1881. He and his first wife Hanna initially settled in Michigan where they had four children. After his first wife died, Paul married Walborg Smedberg in 1895.

Paul Losvar was a carpenter and boatbuilder. In 1905, he brought his family from Michigan to Mukilteo to join a relative engaged in boat repair work. They repaired masts and spars of sailing ships and built special...



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