David Helmer Fink

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  • Name: David Helmer Fink
  • Location of Birth: Sidney, Montana
  • Date of Birth: May 21, 1923
  • Date of Death: October 20, 1985 (62 years old)
  • Parents: William Fink and Elizabeth (Ehlen) Fink
  • High School and Class: Attended schools in Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: December 12, 1942 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: March 11, 1946 (Release Date)
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  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    David was raised and attended schools in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    On September 11, 1944, he married Beulah M. Dryden at Grand Rapids.

    David worked for 39 years for Blandin Paper Company and retired in July, 1985.

    Survivors are his wife, Beulah; two daughters, Ramona Elling and Linda Hoaglun; a son, James "Jim"; a sister, Anne Oltman; a half sister, Violet Oberton; a brother, William; four half brothers, Ernie Oberg, Leslie Oberg, Lawrence Oberg, and Herbert Oberg; eleven grandchildren and one-great-grandson.

    David died at his home and there is no burial information available at this time.

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