Donald "Babe" Richard Dahlgren

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  • Name: Donald "Babe" Richard Dahlgren
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: March 26, 1931
  • Date of Death: February 3, 1992 (60 years old)
  • Parents: John and Mary Dahlgren
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  • Highest Rank: CEPCN (Construction Electrician's Mate (Power Line) Constructionman)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Military Highlights:
    Babe joined the United States Navy in 1949 and was discharged in 1953.

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    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Babe was a lifelong resident of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    He worked for Northwestern Bell Company from 1954 until his retirement in 1985.

    He was a member of McVeigh-Dunn American Legion Post 60 and Ponti-Peterson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1720, and Telephone Pioneers, all of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    Babe was an avid sportsman and outdoorsman.

    Surviving relatives include his wife, Edith; sons Todd, Randy, and Corey; daughters Vicki Galarneault and Lori Shields; brothers Ralph, Wallace, and John; sisters Agnes Bouvette, Shirley Albertson, and Evelyn Mackie; seven grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

    Babe died in his home and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-C-31-21)

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