George Dotlich

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  • Name: George Dotlich
  • Location of Birth: Bovey, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 6, 1923
  • Date of Death: May 7, 2017 (93 years old)
  • Parents: Mike Dotlich and Sophie (Revoir) Dotlich
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  • Branch: Navy
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  • Military Highlights:
    George was a United States Navy Veteran, serving in Hawaii during World War II.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    George lived most of his life in Bovey, Minnesota.

    George and Ruth Mattfeld were married on August 21, 1948 in Bovey, Minnesota.

    His parents, Mike and Sophie Dotlich; four brothers; and three sisters preceded him in death.

    Survivors include his wife, Ruth; his children, Ramona (Jerry Lee) Smeltzer, Sharon (Doug) Gilbertson; and Dan Dotlich; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a brother, David; and many nieces and nephews.

    George died in Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center in Duluth, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery at Coleraine, Minnesota.

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