Obituaries

Read the latest on the deaths of notable people. These news stories recount the lives that made them prominent locally, nationally and worldwide.


Josie Dunn helped desegregate Boeing and build WWII bombers

Lou Annie Charles and Josie Dunn, two of the original “Rosie the Riveters,” worked for Boeing for over 40 years.

Josie Dunn grew up picking cotton in Oklahoma and was among the first African Americans hired by Boeing. “Josie the Riveter” worked at Boeing for nearly 38 years.

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