William R. Ettleman

Medicine Bow, Wyoming, United States
William R. Ettleman William R. Ettleman William R. Ettleman
Date of Birth: 09/11/1938
Date of Death: 10/06/1955
From: Council Bluffs, Iowa
Death Location: Medicine Bow Peak, near Laramie, Wyoming

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Boarded at Omaha. Destination Oakland, Calif. Home: Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Ettleman is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William K. Ettleman of 1400 Avenue C.
The boy had enlisted in the Air Force two weeks ago. He was enroute to Parks Air Base, San Francisco, for basic training.
[Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, published October 11, 1955]
Source: Pottawattamie County Historical Society publications of 1994, book #7 pg. 14.
Further info provided by Member # 47168791 who gives the following link as it’s source:
“He died in Albany County, WY. He was a passenger on United Airlines Flight 409 that crashed into the side of a mountain.”

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