Donald Elwood Fultz

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  • Name: Donald Elwood Fultz
  • Location of Birth: Bagley, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 12, 1930
  • Date of Death: May 11, 1989 (58 years old)
  • Parents: Clarence and Mabel Fultz
  • High School and Class: 1948 - Bagley High School, Bagley, Minnesota
  • College: 1954 - Oak Hills Bible College, Bemidji, Minnesota
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    Korean Conflict

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    Donald married the former Ann Widmark on June 24, 1952. She preceded him in death.

    Donald entered the Department of Natural Resources Warden Service in 1962 and moved to Cook, Minnesota. From 1969 to 1976, he was the chief DNR conservation officer for the State of Minnesota. In 1976, he became regional DNR supervisor. He retired in 1982 and moved to Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    Until the time of his death, he operated his own drywall service in Grand Rapids.

    Donald married Eva Mangseth on September 12, 1987, in Grand Rapids. He was a member of the Grand Rapids VFW Post, the Grand Rapids Eagles Club, and the Orr Pelican Flyers.

    Donald is survived by his parents, Clarence and Mabel Fultz; five sons, Don, Terry, Kurtis, David, and Steve; one stepson, Ronald Mangseth; four daughters, Shela Maijala, Lynn MacDonald, Valarie Fultz, Carrolle Wood; one stepdaughter, Sherri Jorgensen; six brothers, Amos, Dale, Clayton, Doyle, Jimmy, and Paul; four sisters, Alverta Grover, Ardythe Swenson, Wanda Durbin, and Julie Lambert; and twelve grandchildren.

    Donald died at the Fargo Veterans Administration Hospital in Fargo, North Dakota and is buried in Cook Cemetery at Cook, Minnesota.

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