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Bill died November 24, 2003 in Lakeside, Montana where he and his wife Faye had retired in 1980. After graduating from high school, he worked in an aircraft factory before joining the Navy in 1944. Upon his discharge from the Navy, Bill attended the University of Montana and graduated in 1950 with a degree in forestry. He then went to work for the Northern Pacific Railroad as a civil engineer until his retirement. Bill was an NSA member.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Hegland, Alman W. (Missoula 1948)" (2003). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1137.