Harold "Bud" Raymond Durheim

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  • Name: Harold "Bud" Raymond Durheim
  • Location of Birth: Bovey, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 20, 1922
  • Date of Death: September 18, 2007 (84 years old)
  • Parents: Arthur and Velma Durheim
  • High School and Class: Keewatin High School, Keewatin, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: Augsut 20, 1942 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: October 15, 1945 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Harold Raymond Durheim
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 19
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: October 20, 1922
    Birth Place: Bovey, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Keewatin, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: June 30, 1942
    Registration Place: Keewatin, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: Great Northern Railroad
    Height: 5' 10"
    Weight: 157
    Complexion: Sallow
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Arthur Durheim

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Bud was united in marriage to Victoria Serratore in 1945 and they made their home in Keewatin, Minneota.

    Bug had worked at the Sargent Mine, for the Keewatin School District, and then for Eveleth Taconite, retiring after more than 20 years with the company.

    He was a member of the American Legion Post 452 and VFW Post 5516, both of Keewatin, Minnesota and also St. Mary's Catholic Church in Keewatin, Minnesota.

    Bud was preceded in death by a son, Thomas in 2000, a grandson, Mark in 1995; his parents; a brother, William; and a sister, Neoma Madunich.

    Bud is survived by his wife, Victoria; a son, Ritchie (Sandra); a daughter-in-law, Jerilyn Durheim; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

    Bud was a lifelong resident of Keewatin, Minnesota. He died in his home and is buried in Maple Hill Cemetery at Hibbing, Minnesota. No photo of grave marker is available at this time. (Bl 5 Lt 295 GR 5 E 1/2)

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