Donald Fisherman

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  • Name: Donald Fisherman
  • Location of Birth: Ball Club, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 4, 1931
  • Date of Death: April 7, 1995 (63 years old)
  • Parents: George Wilson and Lizzie Fisherman
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  • Highest Rank: SP 3 (Specialist 3)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: 1953
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  • Date of Discharge: 1957
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  • Military Highlights:
    Donald served in the United States Army from 1953 to 1957.

  • Wars Involved:
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Donald logged in the Cass Lake and Ball Club, Minnesota area most of his life.

    He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars 2720 and the American legion 122, both of Deer River, Minnesota.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Delia and Virginia; and three brothers, John, Frank, and Sam.

    Donald is survived by three sons, Donald, John, and Lloyd; three daughters, Linda Fisherman, Lisa Fisherman, and Pearl Thurman; three brothers, George, James, and Darwin Wilson; one sister, Margaret Nelson; numerous grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

    Donald died at his home. Funeral services were in the Indian custom at the Dik-in-AaGan Care Center and burial was in the Indian Cemetery at Ball Club, Minnesota with military honors given by the Leech Lake Honor Guard.

  • Tribal Affiliation(s): yes