William Charles Misfeldt

William Charles Misfeldt of Prineville died on Monday, Sept 4 at Pioneer 
Memorial Hospital. He was 81 years old.
  Mr. Misfeldt was born May 9, 1919, in Ellendale, North Dakota to George and 
Daisy (Brown) Misfeldt. He was a small child when he moved with his family to 
Eugene, and a teen when they moved to Klamath Falls. 
  He served in the National Guard during WW2 and became a pilot in the Air 
Corp. flying C-47 transport planes. He was the pilot which dropped the 101st 
Airborne on D Day.
  He returned to Klamath Falls after the war and married Virginia Andrews 
there on April 21, 1946. Shortly after their marriage they moved to 
California where he was part-owner of a locker plant.
  By trade he was a butcher, retiring in 1979 when he moved back to Central 
Oregon to settle in Prineville.
  He was a past member if the Elks, American Legion and the VFW in 
Prineville. He enjoyed fly fishing.
  Survivors include his wife Virginia Misfeldt of Prineville: sons, Charles 
Misfeldt of Pendelton, Dennis, Lawrence and Jerry of Prineville: brother 
James Misfeldt of Reno, Nev., and sister, Eileen Hope of Manteca, Calif.
  He was preceeded in death by one son. 
  No services were held per his request. Memorial donations may be directed 
in his name to the Vetrans of Foriegn Wars Post 1412, 405 N. Main St. in 
  Arraignments are under the direction of Autumn Funerals.