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Willard D. Handrich ( Missoula 1945 )

posted: Oct 22, 2006

Willard died October 6, 2006 with his son and daughter-in-law when their boat capsized into Lake Superior. He served in Civilian Public Service from 1942 to 1946 including jumping the 1945 season at Missoula. Willard was an ordained minister and pastored the Grand Marais Menonnite Church for 32 years. He was also a self-employed woodsman and owned and operated Grand Marais Industries from 1966 to 1978.