Frank Dallas

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  • Name: Frank Dallas
  • Location of Birth: Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Date of Birth: May 26, 1922
  • Date of Death: February 21, 2011 (88 years old)
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  • College: UCLA
  • Highest Rank: SC 3 (Ship's Cook Third Class Petty Officer)
  • Branch: Navy
  • Other Branch: Merchant Marines
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  • Military Highlights:
    Frank attended military school and joined the Merchant Marines. He then joined the United States Navy.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Frank married Rose when he was in New York.

    Frank moved to California where he attended UCLA for engineering and where his daughter, Lisa, was born. Frank worked for a precision sheet metal engineer.

    After Rose's death, he met Gloria and they were married in 1967. In 1968, they moved to Minnesota where Neil and Tanya were born.

    In 1976 they moved to Spring lake, Minnesota where they were active in their community and church. Frank loved the "North Country".

    He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Rose Dallas; brothers, Guarny and Paulo and a sister, Maria Helena.

    He is survived by his wife, Gloria; daughters, Lisa (Pat) Veek and Tanya Dallas; son, Neil (Katy); brothers, Gabriel and Guarcy; sister, Maria Luiza; sister-in-law, Kathy (Doug) Antrim; brother-in-law, Doug (Char) Wicklund; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

    Frank died in Duluth, Minnesota and burial was in Greenwood Cemetery (Old Norwegian Church Cemetery) at Jessie Lake, Minnesota.

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