Daniel Zustiak

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  • Name: Daniel Zustiak
  • Location of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: July 21, 1918
  • Date of Death: December 22, 1988 (70 years old)
  • Parents: Mike Zustiak and Annie (Jacko) Zustiak
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  • Highest Rank: AS (Able Seaman or Apprentice Seaman)
  • Branch: Navy
  • Other Branch: Merchant Marines
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  • Military Highlights:
    Daniel served four years in the Merchant Marines during World War II.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Dan moved to Moose Park Township in Itasca County in 1927.

    He marrid Eleanor Michalko on February 13, 1943 at Minneapolis, Minnesota.

    Dan worked as a farmer, on road construction and began as a tax assessor for Moose Park Township in the 1950's. He later worked as a tax assessor for Itasca County until retiring in 1985.

    He was a member of the Blackduck American Legion.

    Siblings were a brother, Mike; and a sister, Annie.

    He is survived by his wife; one son, Richard; and one daughter, Andrea Zustiak.

    Dan was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda; one brother, Mike; and one sister.

    Dan died at North Country Hospital in Bemidji, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery at Blackduck, Minnesota.

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