John Bigley Forbes

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  • Name: John Bigley Forbes
  • Location of Birth: Marshfield, Wisconsin
  • Date of Birth: April 14, 1891
  • Date of Death: January 6, 1985 (93 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Wars Involved:
    World War I

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  • Civilian Life:
    John farmed in Wisconsin before moving to Minnesota where he worked for the Minnesota State Highway Department.

    John was a member of Seventh Day Adventist Church in Blackberry.

    Survivors are his wife, Esther; two daughters, Blanche Bitzer and Shirley Iverson; a son, Robert; thirteen grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.

    John died at Itasca Memorial Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot C-C-16-0-6)

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