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H. Lee Hebel ( Missoula 1944 )

posted: Mar 31, 2010

Lee died March 17, 2010, in Pennsylvania. He was a CPS-103 jumper at Missoula for the 1944-45 seasons. Lee also had CPS work in hospitals prior to his time as a smokejumper and the cattle boat shipments to Europe after the war. Lee graduated from Susquehanna University in 1948 and Lutheran Theological Seminary in 1951. He served Lutheran congregations for 38 years during his career. In 1974 Lee was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity by Susquehanna University for his commitment to rural church ministry.