Harold John Dorr

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  • Name: Harold John Dorr
  • Location of Birth: Erskine, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 28, 1921
  • Date of Death: July 22, 2000 (78 years old)
  • Parents: Carl Edwin and Josephine Dorr
  • High School and Class: attended school in Erskine, Minnesota and Bigfork, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Navy
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  • Military Highlights:
    After graduation, Harold enlisted in the United States Navy and served during World War II.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Following discharge from the service, Harold married Elaine Aakhus.

    He spent time as a farmer, storekeeper, carpenter and cement finisher and was a member of the Local 785 Cement Masons Plaster Union, Effie American Legion and Effie Fredheim Lutheran Church, Effie, Minnesota.

    Harold was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine; a brother, Alvin; and his parents, Carl and Josie.

    Harold is survived by a son, David; three daughters, Judy Nelson, Marsha Root, and Debbie Porter; best friend and companion, Anne Bryte; a sister, Rosella Baldwin; ten grandchildren and four great-grand children.

    Harold died at his home in Effie, Minnesota and is buried in Fredheim Norwegian Church Cemetery at Effie, Minnesota.

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