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Alvin, 91, died November 29, 2013, in Sheridan, Oregon. He was born March 4, 1922, in Hutchinson, Kansas and was a member of the Mennonite Church. Alvin was drafted into Civilian Public Service in 1943 from McMinnville, Oregon and his occupation was listed as "Logger." He jumped at McCall during the 1945 season. Alvin married Wilma Shenk in Yamhill, Oregon, in June 1947. He is buried in the Mennonite Cemetery in Polk County, Oregon.
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National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Nisly, Alvin (McCall 1945)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 311.