Navy Badge
  • Name: Anne Georgiff (Dubovich)
  • Location of Birth: Itasca County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 29, 1923
  • Date of Death: November 10, 2016
  • Parents: George Dubovich & Rose (Verbonich) Dubovich
  • High School and Class: 1942 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: S1 (Seaman 1st Class)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Military Highlights:
    Anne Dubovich served in the U.S. Navy for 3 years during World War II.

    Newspaper article - 1944 – “Anne Dubovich, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Dubovich of Marble, has completed her training as a second class seaman in New York and has been ordered to Memphis, Tenn. She has four brothers in armed service, Cpl. Mike Dubovich, Pvt. Eli Dubovich, Geo. Dubovich Jr., AOM2/c, and A/S Steve Dubovich.”

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Anne Dubovich worked for the Oliver Mining Company in a clerical role for many years following her time in the service. Anne married Boris Georgiff in December 1960.

    Anne Georgiff died in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minnesota (Serbian section - Block 45). She is survived by her brother, Paul Dubovich; sisters-in-law, Delayne Dubovich, Angeline Thomas, and Virginia Georgiff; brother-in-law, Steven Petroff; and many nieces and nephews as well as her friend and neighbor Carolyn Vogt. She was preceded in death by her husband, Boris Georgiff in 2006; her parents; seven brothers, Nick, Sam, Mike, George, Steve, Eli, and Dan Dubovich; and four sisters, Sadie Elich, Draga Shevich, Mary Plecas, and Mayme Dimmateo.

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