Lester Leo Flier

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  • Name: Lester Leo Flier
  • Location of Birth: Ringsted, Iowa
  • Date of Birth: July 9, 1913
  • Date of Death: April 6, 1990 (76 years old)
  • Parents: John Flier and Eda (Loewenberg) Flier
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  • Highest Rank: Tec 4 (Technical 4)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Lester served in the Army in Europe during WWII.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Lester moved to Goodland, Minnesota in 1949 where he farmed and worked for Cleveland-Cliffs Mining Company. He retired in 1971.

    Lester was a member of Goodland Presbyterian Church, the Goodland American Legion, and the Pengilly Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Pengilly, Minnesota.

    He is survived by his wife, Bernadine; three sons, John, James, and Thomas; two daughters, Sandra Grezek and Judy Nordby; three sisters, Florence Guerdet, Pearl Burt, and Irene Taylor; and sixteen grandchildren.

    Lester died at Itasca Medical Center in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Maple Grove Cemetery at Goodland, Minnesota.

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