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David V. "Doc" Kauffman ( Missoula 1945 )

posted: Apr 21, 2014

David “Doc” Kauffman, 92, died April 14, 2014, in Whitefish, Montana. He worked on the family farm, a sawmill and was a packer for the USFS until WWII when he served in the Civilian Public Service Program. Doc jumped with the CPS-103 unit at Missoula during the 1945 season.

After the war he attended Eastern Mennonite University and graduated from medical school at Hahnemann University. Doc moved to Whitefish where he practiced family medicine for over 40 years.

Among his passions were horses and hunting in the Bob Marshall Wilderness.