Harry Lee Camm
1924 ~ 2018
Harry Lee Camm 94, passed away on May 5, 2018. Harry was born on January 15, 1924 in Valentine, Nebraska. He was the second of three children born to Harry Barnum and Augusta ‘Gussie’ Camm. Harry and his siblings grew up on a family farm north of Valentine.
After his 1941 graduation from high school, Harry entered the U.S. Army and served stateside for the duration of World War II as an aircraft mechanic in the Army Air Corps. By February of 1948 Harry had returned to civilian life and employment with Northwest Airlines where he met his future wife, Betty Jean Mattison. The couple were married on June 3, 1950 and settled in West Saint Paul, MN.
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Edward M. Thomas
Captain Ed Thomas, age 78, passed away April 4, 2018, after a courageous battle with lymphoma cancer. Ed (Buzz) was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and grew up in Minneapolis and Crystal, graduating from Robbinsdale High School in 1957. He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a major in Civil Engineering and as a member of the Army ROTC. Soon after college, he went into full time service with the Army and was stationed in Oklahoma, Alabama and Germany before multiple tours in Vietnam. In Vietnam, he flew reconnaissance and other missions in a Bird Dog aircraft. He had attained the rank of Captain when he left active duty.
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Dennis C. O’Brien
1942 ~ 2018
Dennis C. O'Brien("O'B"), airline pilot, sports fan, friend, father, brother and grandfather, passed away on May 18, 2018. He was 76 years old. Charles O'Brien ("O'B"), airline pilot, sports fan, friend, father, brother and grandfather, passed away on May 18, 2018.
Born in Renton, Washington to Leo and Kay O'Brien, he attended St. Anthony School, St. Edward Seminary, O'Dea High School and the University of Washington, where he was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
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