Franklin Theodore Bergstrom

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  • Name: Franklin Theodore Bergstrom
  • Location of Birth: Spring Lake, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: May 29, 1917
  • Date of Death: June 28, 2004 (87 years old)
  • Parents: Seth Bergstrom and Hilda (Aske) Bergstrom
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: April 26, 1941
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  • Military Highlights:
    Franklin served his country in the Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Franklin worked as an electrician until his retirement from Hanna Mining Company in 1979.

    He is preceded in death by his wife, Helen; parents Hilda and Seth; and siblings, Karl, Robert, Fritz, Ruth, and Mable.

    He is survived by brothers, Ken and Ralph; children Judy (Erik) Edeen, Mary Kay (John) Murray, Janice (Norm) Cox, Jon (Kelly), Peter, and Jason; thirteen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

    Buried in Nashwauk Cemetery at Nashwauk, Minnesota.

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