Arlan (Pete) Fagre (or Fogre)

  • Name: Arlan (Pete) Fagre (or Fogre)
  • Location of Birth: Akeley, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 21, 1919
  • Date of Death: June 7, 2014 (94 years old)
  • Parents: Adolph and Matilda Fogre
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  • Military Highlights:
    Pete served in the Aleutians Islands and on the landing of Okinawa in the Pacific.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    For 37 years, Pete was a car inspector for the Duluth, Mesaba, & Iron Range Railway.

    He and his wife, Ruth, also operated a fishing resort in Bena, Minnesota.

    Pete and Ruth were long time members of Salem Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    Pete is survived by his wife, Ruth; his daughter, Arlene Morton (Steve); step-son, Reldon Hassler; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sisters, Donna Peters (Bob) and Marylou French (Dan); and a brother, Bud.

    Pete died in Wenatchee, Washington. Services were held at Salem Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

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