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James Gilbert Fluey
- Name: James Gilbert Fluey
- Location of Birth: Bemidji, Minnesota
- Date of Birth: June 5, 1927
- Date of Death: March 28, 2007 (79 years old)
- Parents: George Fluey and Dorothy (Middaugh) Fluey
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- Highest Rank: CMSGT (Chief Master Sergeant)
- Branch: Air Force
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James joined the military as a young man of 17. He served in the United States Air Force during World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. He retired in 1975.
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World War II
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James moved back to Northern Minnesota where he made his home on Lawrence Lake in Itasca County.
He loved the outdoors where he hunted, trapped, and fished. He was a former member of the Lawrence Lake American Legion.
James was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Mary and Geraldine, and a niece, Becca.
He is survived by his children, Winston "Woody" (Sharon), Jennifer (Kurt) Miller, and Karin (Steve) Anderson; a brother, George; sisters, Betty, Marilyn, Georgia, Yvonne, LeAna and Kathy; five grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews.
James died at his home on Lawrence Lake and is buried in Bethany Lutheran Church Cemetery at Shotley, Minnesota.
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