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Bus,92, a resident of Moses Lake, Washington, died June 12, 2019. Bus was born in Picabo, Idaho, on Nov. 27, 1926. He grew up in Boise, Idaho, and attended Boise High where he excelled at football, earning all-state honors, before graduating in 1945. After graduation, Bus enlisted in the Army Air Corps during WWII with the 101st Airborne Division in Europe. His unit helped liberate prisoners from the Dachau concentration camp in Germany at the end of the war. Bus was called back into service with the U.S. Air Force when the Korean War began in 1950 and served as a Master Sergeant. Bus jumped at McCall in 1947 and the 1952 seasons.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Bertram, Marvin L. (McCall 1947)" (2019). Smokejumper Obituaries. 549.