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Frank died August 15, 2020, at his home in Haley, Idaho. He was born April 28, 1945. While in high school at Snake River, he was a championship wrestler and calf roper. Frank attended Idaho State University Pocatello earning his bachelor's degree in architecture in 1968 while working full time including jumping at McCall in 1967 and Idaho City in'68. Frank served in the Army Corps of Engineers 1969-79 including assignments in Vietnam, Panama and Japan. He was an Airborne Ranger-Special Forces, spoke Vietnamese and was awarded the Bronze Star. Frank obtained his master's in Civil Engineering from Oregon State while in the service. His professional engineering career started in 1979 with Corning Glass Works in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, with work in France and China. In 1988, he moved back to Idaho and joined Power Engineers in Hailey managing multi-million dollar projects. Frank went on to become Power's chief operating officer and was on their board of directors for 26 years retiring in April 2020.
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National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Halverson, Frank D. (McCall 1967)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 391.