Dwain H. Gist

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  • Name: Dwain H. Gist
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: April 29, 1933
  • Date of Death: May 4, 1999 (66 years old)
  • Parents: Herbert and Agnes Gist
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  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: 1950
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  • Date of Discharge: 1960
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  • Wars Involved:
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Dwain was the owner/operator of the Myer's Street Barber Shop in Oroville, California for eight years.

    He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and belonged to the local American Legion.

    Dwain is survived by his wife of 22 years, Cherri; a daughter, Patti Poole; four sisters, Dona Sackett, Shirley Essin, Arlana Gustafson, and Bonnie Hughes; and two grandsons.

    Dwain died at his home in Oroville, California and his ashes were scattered at sea by the United States Navy in San Diego, California.

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