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  • Name: David John Bass
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 13, 1947
  • Date of Death: July 22, 1981 (33 years old)
  • Parents: John Bass and Marjorie (Engstrom) Bass
  • High School and Class: 1966 - Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: July 21, 1966 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: March 10, 1969 (Discharge Date)
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    Vietnam Era

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  • Civilian Life:
    David was employed by Blandin Paper Company in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and was a member of Ponti-Peterson VFW Post 1720 of Grand Rapids, Minnesota. He died in a motorcycle accident 10 miles northeast of Virginia, Minnesota.

    Survivors are his wife, Francine; daughter Lindsay; son Brandt; his mother Marjorie Bass; three sisters, Sandra Gross, Cindy Kaatela, and Colleen Schwartz. He was preceded in death by his father, John.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-C-29-0-9)

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