Derward "Woody" Luther Gilmore

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  • Name: Derward "Woody" Luther Gilmore
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: September 1, 1946
  • Date of Death: July 21, 2017 (70 years old)
  • Parents: Derward Hugo Gilmore and Marion (Williams) Gilmore
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  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: 1963
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  • Date of Discharge: 1966
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    Vietnam Era

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  • Civilian Life:
    Woody lived most of his life in Saginaw, Minnesota until he retired to Hill City, Minnesota in 2012.

    Woody was self-employed for most of his life. He worked hard in all his endeavors but always had time for his family and friends. Whenever it was possible he was always trying to help others. Hunting and fishing were his passion especially when shared with his friends and his brother.

    Woody was preceded in death by his parents and will be deeply missed by his brother, James (Karen) and sisters, Wilma Gilmore (Wayne) and Jo Oland (Tim).

    Woody died at his home in Hill City, Minnesota and a private gathering of friends and family was held. Woody was cremated.

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