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Jerry, 97, died July 25, 2021, in Billings, Montana. He was born July 2, 1924, in Bloomington, Nebraska. Jerry jumped at Missoula 1954-56. He graduated from Franklin H.S. in 1942, enlisted in the Navy and served in the Pacific during WWII. Following his discharge, he used his GI benefits to attend college and earned his law degree from the University of Denver. He was self-employed as a business and estate planner in Wyoming and Montana during his career. Jerry jumped at Missoula 1954-56.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Schmidt, Gerald Evert (Missoula 1954)" (2021). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1472.