LANCE FREMD, MIDN, USN
Lance Fremd '73
Date of birth: July 15, 1951
Date of death: August 6, 1972
Lance died in a skydiving accident on August 6, 1972 in Ridgely, MD.
EASTON, Md. - A Pittsburgh area midshipman at the U. S. Naval Academy plunged to his death in a skydiving accident near here. Lance Fremd, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Osborne Fremd, 900 Valley View Road, Mount Lebanon, was diving at the Pelican Sports Aviation Air Field yesterday when his main parachute failed to open and backup chute became entangled, authorities said. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Memorial Hospital. Fremd was starting his fourth year at Annapolis. He was a 1969 graduate of Mount Lebanon High School. Besides his parents, survivors are two sisters and a brother. Services will be at 7 p. m. tomorrow at the Naval Academy chapel and burial will be in the U. S. Naval Cemetery there.
He is buried in the Naval Academy cemetery.