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Jetter, Harold "Jet"



Lt. Col. Harold "Jet" Jetter USAF Ret. a long-time resident of Albuquerque and Payson, AZ, went to be with our Lord taking his last flight into the beautiful western sunset on April 25, 2017.

Jet was born on a farm in Trosky, Minnesota on May 26, 1921. He joined the Army National Guard at age 15 and served in the US Army Air Corp (Air Force) for 26 years. He became a pilot in WWII and served in Korea and the Cold War flying B-24s, B-29s and B-52s. He continued his flying career in Albuquerque (1968 -1984) flying for Ross Aviation, a contractor to the National Labs. He retired and moved to Payson, AZ with his wonderful and adoring wife, Alice, before they moved back to Albuquerque in 2007. Jet enjoyed life immensely and thanked the Lord for his many blessings, saying he never had a bad day. Jet and Alice spent their retirement camping and traveling all over the beautiful United States. He also enjoyed hiking, shuffleboard and making new friends at the senior center and his retirement home.

He was preceded in death by his cherished wife of 60 years, Alice and his oldest son, Mark.

He is survived by four of his children, Lisa (Rick) Leal of Portales, NM, Paul Jetter of Albuquerque, Dawn (Kurt) Mourning of Double Oak, TX, Steven (Valerie) Jetter of Tijeras; 10 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Friends may visit Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 4:00 p.m. â€" 6:30 p.m. at FRENCH â€" Lomas. Funeral Service will be Thursday, May 4, 2017, 10:00 a.m. at Mountain Springs Fellowship Baptist Church, 10110 Constitution Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112. Interment will follow the service at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Please visit our online guest book for Jet at

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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Apr. 30, 2017
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