news and events » obituaries

Obituaries Header


return to Obituaries

Lawrence Ralph "Bud" Dunn ( Missoula 1946 )

posted: May 8, 2021

Bud, 23, was killed in an airplane crash August 17, 1947, west of Missoula, Montana. He was born July 5, 1924, in Portland, Oregon. He was a veteran of WWII, a Sgt. in the 327 Glider Infantry. Bud enlisted December 1, 1942 and was discharged November 30, 1945. Bud was working as a "Service Man" at the Johnson Flying Service in Missoula at the time of his death.

He jumped the 1946 season at Missoula and had four fire jumps during that season.