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Joe died December 17, 1982. He was born August 5, 1926, in Eugene, Oregon. He served in the Navy during WWII 1944-46. His occupation in 1963 was listed as Cabinet maker. He jumped at Cave Junction during the 1948 season. He is pictured in the Oregon State yearbook in 1947.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Kaarhus, Joseph Gudmond (Cave Junction 1948)" (2002). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1354.