North Tonawanda, New York, 1957-1987; East Amherst, New York, 1987.
The website for Heritage Pipe Organs states that Heritage Pipe Organs was acquired by another service firm in 1998, which implies that Bohall retired that year.
"Heritage Pipe Organs was founded in 1987 by Donald Bohall, former Service Manager for the Schlicker Organ Company. In 1998, Heritage was acquired by Louis Rothenbueger and Larry Ploetz; partners in Rothenbueger & Ploetz Pipe Organ Service. The 2011 retirement of Louis Rothenbueger resulted in the merging of Rothenbueger & Ploetz with Heritage Pipe Organs.â€?Heritage Pipe Organs, West Valley, New York, accessed May 3, 2017, http://heritagepipeorgans.com/html/about_us.html.
The editors have not been able to find an obituary for Bohall, but he died before 2012. The 2012 Organ Historical Society calendar is dedicated to him and another former Schlicker staff member, Wilfred "Tinyâ€? Miller.
"This calendar is dedicated to the memory of organbuilders Donald Bohall and Wilfred "Tinyâ€? Miller, both of the defunct Schlicker Pipe Organ Company.â€?Joseph M. McCabe, 2012 Historic Pipe Organs of Chicago (2012 OHS calendar) (Richmond Va.: Organ Historical Society, ), end credits.
There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Donald F. Bohall.
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