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Frontier Airlines obituaries

DEATHS IN THE FLAMILY

PILOTS, DISPATCHERS & FLIGHT OPERATIONS


Jim Actor
6/6/11, age 71

Dick Adair
12/8/11, age 91

Don Adams
3/11/02, age 66

Ev Aden
1/7/08, age 86

Les Allen
10/30/98, age 81

Milt Altmark
7/20/14, age 83

John Andrews
1/8/14, age 73

Army Armstrong
9/4/09, age 91

Bob Arnot
9/1/96, age 63

George Arwood
9/19/99, age 83

Art Ashworth
3/17/77, age 64

Wayne Aspinall
1/26/79, age 55

Ace Avakian
2/18/11, age 86

Joe Baker
9/2/11, age 75

Ed Balkenbush
9/22/06, age 84

Karl Bancroft
5/19/13, age 82

Ken Banks
6/10/10, age 77

Chuck Barker
12/23/08, age 75

Larry Beardsley
3/2/10, age 92

Ernie Bell
2/14/04, age 59

Jimmy Bennett
3/10/90, age 50

Bryan Benton
4/30/98, age 78

Jack Bernette
Need info

Chuck Blair
12/16/13, age 85

Frank Blair
5/19/61, age 48

Fred Blakeley
9/18/01, age 82

Bob Bollinger
11/12/96, age 73

Del Booth
5/10/07, age 90

Tom Boren
10/21/00, age 61

Gordon Bourland
2/3/94, age 75

Whit Brandon
4/23/01, age 57

Frank Brgoch
7/25/95, age 70

Don Bridie
Need info

Gerry Britton
1/15/03, age 69

Bill Brodie
Need Info

Bob Brooks
11/23/04, age 81

Winfred 'Brownie' Brown
10/1/10, age 89

Chuck Buckingham
9/9/11, age 85

Art Burnett
3/2/08, age 78

Mark Burke
5/19/97, age 70

Elmer Burson
9/1/93, age 78

Read Burt
10/15/60, age 43

Chuck Callahan
8/1/09, age 82

Ron Callan
Need info

Dave Cannon
8/28/12, age 94

Don Carman
3/21/01, age 67

Jim Carney
8/18/03, age 82

Butch Carr
10/13/04, age 66

Jack Cashel
8/12/02, age 76

Harvie Chaddock
5/7/06, age 77

Red Chambers
3/6/09, age 85

Bob Chilton
Need info

Bruce Clapham
May89, age 59

Bert Clark
12/28/98, age 88

Danny Cobb
Sep83, age 42

Dick Cochran
2/12/07, age 72

Rick Cochran
12/21/67, age 33, in a DC3 crash at Denver, Colorado

Ken Coggeshall
5/27/00, age 67

Ron Confer
4/30/10, age 82

Duane Cook
5/10/94, age 59

Owen Cook
3/9/00, age 83

Dick Cottingham
12/7/06, age 90

Calvin Cowley
Oct83, age 60

Glenn Cox
12/2/74, age 55

Bo Craig
4/14/13, age 82

Rocky Crane
12/21/67, age 34, in a DC3 crash at Denver, Colorado

Jim Crowell
7/30/86, age 55

Jay Curtis
9/23/11, age 91

Homer Dahl
1/10/11, age 82

Ray Damato
Spring 1989, need more info

George Dardano
Dec86, age 46

Vic David
12/30/98, age 64

Keith Davies
11/22/13, age 82

Dick Davis
5/26/80, age 41

Wes Davis
10/15/11, age 84

Walt Day
1/15/91, age 45

John Deahl
4/9/81, age 36

Ken Dealy
10/10/94, age 78

Duane Dillard
11/19/74, age 32

Curt Dixon
Aug68, age 51

Mel D'Loss
1/6/93, age 59

Dave Dodd
9/15/12, age 84

Don Donaldson
2/6/04, age 67

Bob Douglas
12/8/89, age 63

Joe Doussard
7/20/90, age 81

Bob Drake
7/13/02, age 65

Nelson Embleton
7/2/07, age 79

Del Erickson
Need info

Ron Farquer
1/13/84, age 41

Fetch Fechner
1/16/03, age 78

Matt Ferguson
1/6/11, age 90

Rob Field
9/6/82, age 39

Dan Fink
11/25/06, age 72

Ken Flegal
Oct91, age 45

Paul Floyd
2/21/07, age 84

Tom Foster
2/2/05, age 52

Jerry Francis
12/7/99, age 72

Jesse Franklin
4/10/12, age 82

Von Fulenwider
11/24/02, age 68

Paul Gailey
4/12/13, age 86

Jack Gardner
2/26/81, age 56

Max Gardner
10/8/88, age 70

Donna Garland
9/1/99, age 50

Bob Gerritsen
7/29/97, age 41

Glen Gettman
Aug85, age 57

Jack Gibson
4/7/14, age 74

Walt Gilliam
5/17/13, age 87

Dale Glenn
1/18/78, age 35, FL Twin Otter crash at PUB

Gerry Goss
8/15/07, age 75

Dan Gough
3/12/64, age 25 - in the crash of flight 32, at Miles City, Montana

George Graham
5/23/00, age 76

Jack Griffin
10/4/74, age 35

Ken Griffith
7/7/13, age 86

Bob Grisanti
6/2/94, age 46

Hal Grogg
1/16/82, age 53

Turk Gross
12/16/06, age 73

Roger Guinther
7/27/96, age 49

Dan Gunn
1/12/06, age 71

Les Guthrie
11/30/99, age 74

Henry Haldeman-Julius
1/7/90, age 70

Bert Hall
4/24/10, age 92

Bob Hammarley
4/18/05, age 62

Doug Hanson
4/11/98, age 48

Jim Hanson
7/2/13, age 92

Jim Harcrow
6/17/13, age 75

John Harlan
1/12/98, age 72

Gary Harsen
Mar84, age 45

Clyde Hart
11/9/13, age 80

Fred Hart
2/7/94, age 76

Dell Harty
8/17/11, age 79

Ray Harvey
12/13/01, age 87

Jim Hass
12/5/11, age 76

Paul Haynie
6/23/09, age 73

Buddy Head
12/2/10, age 80

Roger Heckman
Mar03, age 60

Glen_Helverson
3/26/04, age 70

Bob Hermann
3/15/07, age 78

Carl Herring
2/24/82, age 57

Bill Hilbert
2/24/11, age 92

Bill Hill
10/8/11, age 72

Joe Hill
2/24/59, age 33

Art Hillis
11/24/08, age 80

Bill Hines
2/17/04, age 66

Duane Hingst
7/27/00, age 75

Dale Hladik
4/23/12, age 66

Dick Hoffman
11/5/03, age 84

John Hoffman
8/31/13, age 69

Grant Holmes
4/24/12, age 71

Andy Hoshock
10/11/96, age 75

Clayton Housh
5/18/13, age 87

John Houston
7/17/05, age 72

Jack Howell
1/18/78, age 48, FL Twin Otter crash at PUB

Kenny Huber
3/12/64, age 42 - in the crash of flight 32 at Miles City, Montana

Bill Huffman
1/1/14, age 87

Brad Hurd
7/1/09, age 84

Dan Jacoby
4/10/63, age 24

Jug Jella
5/14/93, age 72

Buck Jennings
6/10/86, age 62

Roger Johnson
3/27/08, age 70

Terry Johnson
1/21/09, age 71

Bob Johnston
2/19/05, age 70

Gary Jones
11/4/10, age 72

Gerry Jones
5/3/96, need info

Dave Joyner
8/21/03, age 60

Mike Kaiser
1/24/96, age 76

Earl Keene
1/22/04, age 80

Scott Keller
12/15/05, age 87

Ted Kentroti
11/10/05, age 83

Jack Kettler
2/10/03, age 80

Joe Killinger
2/25/94, age 49

Kenny Kingdon
10/31/01, age 84

Dave Kleinhans
1/8/04, age 71

Bob Klingensmith
9/21/82, age 55

Dennis Klock
2/28/79, age 33

Lamar Knight
8/29/97, age 68

Dick Koplitz
2/2/92, age 75

Buddy Kopp
Aug82, age 62

Sandy Kudlac
3/9/07, age 60

Bob Lambourne
11/8/07, age 91

Ed Landrum
9/4/00, age 61

Jim Lankton
4/28/13, age 96

Steve Larsen
7/10/07, age 65

Leo Larson
8/27/06, age 86

Bill Lasseter
10/16/06, age 82

George Lawrence
Dec73, age 55

Lloyd Leach
11/5/92, age 73

John Leslie
7/16/13, age 87

Al Lerrette
Need Info
Jim Liddle
12/20/08, age 85

EP Lietz
10/29/05, age 85

Paul Liscomb
5/1/12, age 95

Ron Litton
11/28/87, age 62

Bob Lockett
8/1/82, age 60

Harry Logsdon
10/15/88, age 67

CK Logue
9/12/00, age 80

Carol Loos
1/27/90, age 38

Bob Lukow
9/13/13, age 83

Hank Lux
3/19/14, age 91

Jack MacDermott
11/19/09, age 86

Jed Mackenroth
11/18/96, age 64

Bill MacLeod
1/29/96, age 64

Jimmie Maris
11/29/99, age 70

Stu Marks
5/17/01, age 67

Mark Markwart
5/9/95, age 77

Don Marso
5/8/09, age 69

Chuck Martin
Need info

Bill McChrystal
7/8/92, age 76

Rick McCoy
3/14/14, age 88

Dennis McCright
8/13/11, age 69

Doug McDonald
7/21/61, age 46

Patt McDonald
11/9/06, age 63

BoomBoom McDowell
10/17/05, age 78

Jim McGhee
2/1/06, age 69

Warren McLellan
8/24/11, age 90

Bill Medcalf
4/18/06, age 74

Fred Mercer
6/1/07, age 74

Bob Methven
6/9/11, age 61

George Meshko
4/15/14, age 89

Jack Metzker
3/29/95, age 64

Denny Meyer
1/18/78, age 34, FL Twin Otter crash at PUB

Larry Miles
6/2/13, age 77

Deke Miller
8/12/02, age 79

JW Miller
12/11/03, age 68

Russ Miller
5/18/97, age 72

Scotty Millis
10/17/83, age 62

Ed Mills
12/8/95, age 75

Les Mince
6/22/91, age 63

Mark Mischker
3/11/14, age 64

Mitch Mitchell
6/22/80, age 59

Al Mooney
8/21/72, age 46

Paul Morris
9/21/80, age 46

Wes Morris
Mar92, age 59

Les Moss
Jul84, age 73

Tom Munden
9/18/99, age 73

Ron Munson
5/2/94, age 46

Jim Myers
1/9/82, age 43

John Myers
7/20/94, age 79

Swede Nettleblad
2/23/93, age 76

Jack Newland
7/29/98

Bob Nicholson
7/6/09, age 89

Dave Norland
11/28/07, age 71

Bill Norris
4/16/05, age 73

Bill Obendorf
4/21/12, age 62

Bill Ockerman
1/15/00, age 70

Bill O'Meara
10/1/06, age 88

Ed O'Neil
Sep75, age 60

Hal Osborn
4/8/99, age 60

Bob Owen
7/20/75, age 44

Denny Parks
Mar99, age 53, heart attack

Karl Penner
3/22/69, age 37, aircraft crash

Skip Pennyweight
11/10/09, age 72

Al_ Pierce
12/6/09, age 75

William Poe
5/27/72, age 35

Don Powell
1/24/08, age 75

Bob Prange
1/7/13, age 80

Leonard Pratt
9/11/04, age 89

Leon Prokuski
6/6/10, age 65

Jack Purdie
8/3/10, age 81

Ed Radford
10/4/80, age 44

Charles Rainey
9/27/00, age 68

Bob Reisig
5/22/12, age 69

Woody Reynolds
3/7/87, age 70

Bob Rich
5/18/09, age 88

Jim Rimer
11/28/83, age 49

Floyd Ririe
3/4/99, age 92

Jack Rogers
7/16/95

Joe Romano
7/30/92, age 71

Jim Roper
11/27/71, age 38

Lee Roser
2/24/01, age 73

Allen Ross
11/10/99, age 64

Don Rounds
3/13/03, age 73

Bob Sampson
2/1/13, age 81

Dick Sanders
2/2/01, age 73

Jack Schade
6/25/14, age 93

Les Schaffer
8/10/05, age 88

Jerry Schleiger
3/22/79, age 49

Mac Schow
3/7/89, age 64

Rich Schwartz
3/7/12, age 66

Bobby Scott
5/22/01, age 60

Sam Scott
3/7/10, age 88

John Scrivner
2/15/77, age 44

Norm Sexton
5/28/13, age 81

Dick Shirling
9/7/10, age 73

Lou Simmons
9/25/71, age 37

Chris Simpson
4/30/08, age 77

Art Sinclair
Need info

FO Smith
11/2/07, age 77

Frank Smith
11/2/10, age 87

Mike Smith
11/15/98, age 88

Rod Smith
12/16/12, age 76

Ron Smith
3/13/89, age 59

Emmett Spinks
7/11/04, age 88

Tom Sponsler
10/24/98, age 54

John Stark
8/11/05, age 75

Jim Stelter
11/18/00, age 72

Boyd Stevens
12/22/00, age 78

Chick Stevens
6/4/01, age 79

Vern Stever
11/7/61, age 44

Ben Stuart
2/1/92, age 70

Chuck Sullivan
8/22/86, age 62

George Swan
9/13/09, age 70

Jack Taggart
5/17/81, age 59

Dal Taylor
May66, age 52

Joe Tesar
1/19/06, age 61

Chick Thomas
10/10/10, age 80

Dick Thomason
3/8/11, age 79

Bob Thompson
8/16/90, age 60

Bill Trimble
6/16/12, age 74

Walt Tubb
Jul78, age 62

Ralph Turner
4/15/96, age 64

Sam Turner
8/20/74, age 59

Johnnie Tyler
3/17/14, age 74

Bob Ullrich
8/2/11, age 81

Dick Ure
3/17/71, age 42

Ted Van Steenburgh
4/21/06, age 79

Bill Vance
6/28/12, age 89

Sam Vascellaro
5/1/89, age 64

George Veldboon
7/26/80, age 57

Larry Vied
6/4/08, age 81

Ken Vradenburg
11/3/09, age 87

Jack Wadell
11/11/02

Ed Walker
10/21/71, age 49

Johnnie Walker
12/18/69, age 56

Jim Walraven
7/9/97, age 57

Bill Wardell
10/8/10, age 80

Bill Warinner
6/7/78, age 44

Bill Wayland
4/15/14, age 89

Charlie Weed
6/6/93, age 72

Dale Welling
1/27/98, age 76

Ken Wells
10/9/04, age 76

Hal Wheeler
12/16/10, age 80

Walt Whitlock
Oct71, age 54

Wick Wicker
5/26/03, age 75

Don Widman
7/23/00, age 72

Charlie Wiggs
5/8/08, age 83

Bob Wilbanks
Jan81, age 51

Charlie Wilkinson
10/27/74, age 45

Jim Willard
12/18/13, age 83

Bob Williams
4/9/98, age 66

Roy Williams
6/21/86, age 59

Warren Wilson
10/15/01, age 59

Burt Wrasse
3/7/02, age 74

Johnny Wright
1/31/00, age 77
Jim Wyche
9/4/10, age 75

Dick Ziegler
4/10/00, age 75

Del Zusman
4/22/77, age 49


If you know of others from the Frontier Family who have "flown west" that are not listed here
or have more info on those listed, please send an e-mail with details.
Stories, Photos, tales, & recollections about these old friends are especially welcome.

More information can be found at the
Old Frontier Airlines, Frontier Airlines Club, Frontier Airlines Collection, Central Airlines, Frontier Websites and Central Airlines Collection sites.

Many thanks to those who have helped gather this information,
especially Ace Avakian, Ken Schultz, Bill Blackmon, Billy Walker, Al Kendell, Herb Schmidt and H.A. "Frosty" Frost.


Established March 10, 1999
JAKE LAMKINS
Webmaster

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN!