Army Badge
  • Name: Dale F. Simons
  • Location of Birth: Blaisdell, North Dakota
  • Date of Birth: October 23, 1908
  • Date of Death: March 24, 1977 (68 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: SSGT (Staff Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Dale served with the United States Army during World War II in Alaska and Europe.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Dale came to Grand Rapids in 1929.

    He worked for the M.A. Hanna Mining Company for twenty-two years. He was a general pit superintendent in 1970.

    Dale married Ena Holten on December 2, 1965.

    He was a member of the Itasca Lodge 208 AF&AM, Aad Temple Shrine and North Star Shrine Club.

    He died at Mesa, Arizona. Survivors include his wife, Ena; three grandchildren; one brother, Donald; four sisters, Mrs. Evelyn Erven, Mrs. Donald (Marge) Hughes, Mrs. Dorothy Foss, and Mrs. Hubert (Ethel) Pohlman; and several nieces and nephews.

    Buried in Harris Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot

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