Longtime retailer Forster dies

August 9, 2013 By    

people-forsterTony Forster, who owned two propane companies and dedicated his career to the industry, died Aug. 7. He was 80 years old.

Forster’s propane career began in Minnesota with a company called Local Gas, which he eventually managed. Forster also served Lakes Gas as a manager, and he later owned a pair of propane companies: Milltown Skelgas in Wisconsin and H&R Propane in Nevada.

In addition, Forster was active in associations and received a Nevada Propane Dealers Association award in 2003 for outstanding lifetime contributions to the propane industry.

Photo: Tony Foster

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