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David, 80, of Cudahy, passed away on Friday, October 9, 2009, at the Wisconsin Veterans Home in Union Grove, Wisconsin. He served with the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team in Korea and attended the University of Montana upon his return. David retired in 1991 from the Ladish Company after over 30 years of employment. A funeral service with full military honors was held at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery on Wednesday, October 14, 2009, at 12 noon. David jumped at Missoula in 1948 and 1952-55 and was a NSA Life Member.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Cuplin, David R. (Missoula 1948)" (2009). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1492.