HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                                                         Monday, June 26, 1995



  MISSOULA - Donald K. Bulman, Sr., 67, of Missoula died Thursday, June 22,

1995, of natural causes.

  Funeral Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Garden City Funeral Home in

Missoula. Donations to charitable organizations are suggested.

  Born in Havre on Dec. 17, 1928, Bulman was the only child of Tom and Lucille


  After graduating from Havre High School, Bulman enlisted in the U.S. Army.During his two-year stint, he was stationed in Biloxi, Miss., and Okinawa,


  After being honorably discharged, Bulman entered Northern Montana College,

majoring in Pre-medicine. During his high school and college days, he worked at

Lindlow's Drugstore in Havre.

  On Nov. 4, 1950, Bulman married Johanna Coloff.

  Bulman later transfered to the University of Montana, where he and his mother

studied for bachelor degrees in education. In a first for UM, Bulman and his

mother were awarded degrees at the same time.

  Bulman taught science in junior high school for five years in Great Falls and


  But his real love was cars. He worked as a salesman for Bison Motors in Great

Falls, then returned to Havre where he worked as a sales manager, first for

Runckel Bros. Ford, and later for Eaves Motor.

  In the early 1980's, Bulman established Lone Star Storage, which he owned and

operated until 1992.

  He was a long-time runner and active of HOG, the Harley Owners Group, of


  Bulman took up running in the 1970's. He ran in several First Bank Runs in

Missoula and was particularly fond of the Bloomsday Run in Spokane. He

completed his last Bloomsday race in May.

  He enjoyed riding motorcycles all his life, beginning with a 150 Honda. His

final bike was a Harley-Davidson 90th anniversary special.

  Bulman is survived by his wife of 44 years, Johanna, and his mother, Lucille,

both of Missoula.

  He is also survived by his five children: Donald, Jr., and his wife Colleen

of Trego; Thomas of Missoula; Scott of Portland, Ore.; Susan, husband Tom

Vardel and daughter Ruby of Portland; Robin and husband Youngho Lee of New York




GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                                                         Sunday  June 25, 1995


Donald K. Bulman

  MISSOULA - Donald K. Bulman Sr., 67, a former Great Falls teacher and car

salesman, died Thursday of natural causes.

  His funeral is 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Garden City Funeral Home. Memorials are

suggested to the donor's choice.

  Born Dec. 17, 1928, in Havre, he graduated from high school there and served

in the U.S. Army for two years. After his discharge he attended Northern

Montana College and the University of Montana where he recieved a bachelor's

degree in education.

  In 1950 he married Johanna Coloff.

  Bulman taught science at Junior High Schools in Great Falls and Helena for

five years and later worked as a salesman for Bison Motors in Great Falls.

After returning to Havre he worked as a sales manager for local dealerships.

  In 1969 he moved to Missoula where he worked at several jobs before opening

Lone Star Storage in the early 1980's. He operated the business until retiring

in 1992.

  He was an avid runner and enjoyed riding motorcycles.

  Surviving are his wife of Missoula; two daughters, Susan Vandel of Portland,

Ore., and Robin Youngho Lee of New York City; three sons, Donald Bulman Jr. of

Trego, Thomas Bulman of Missoula and Scott Bulman of Portland; his mother

Lucille Bulman of Missoula; and one granddaughter.