Henry “Elwood” Bobich

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  • Name: Henry "Elwood" Bobich
  • Location of Birth: Calumet, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 5, 1922
  • Date of Death: October 8, 1994 (72 years old)
  • Parents: Paul Bobich and Rena (Albright) Bobich
  • High School and Class: Attended Greenway School system in Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: MOMM3 (Motor Machinist's Mate Third Class Petty Officer)
  • Branch: Navy
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    World War II

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    "Elwood" grew up in the Cloverdale area and attended the Greenway school system.

    He married Ruth McGuire in 1962. He was a truck driver and conveyor operator for Butler Brothers Mining Company for 30 years. He was also a custodian for Itasca Medical Center in Grand Rapids, Minnesota retiring in 1981.

    Elwood was a member of Ponti-Peterson VFW Post in Grand Rapids. Minnesota.

    He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; a son, Nick; a daughter, Patricia Benton; a sister, Pauline Nick; three brothers, Robert, Nick, and Thomas; and three grandchildren.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-09-20)

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