Liberato Sylvester Gontero

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  • Name: Liberato Sylvester Gontero
  • Location of Birth: Keewatin, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: July 13, 1918
  • Date of Death: March 27, 1973 (54 years old)
  • Parents: Angelo Gontero and Maria (Amprimo) Gontero
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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    World War II

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    Liberato was a member of St. Mary's Church in Keewatin, Minnesota. He was a member of the Venier-Molea Post of the American Legion in Keewatin.

    Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Maria Gontero; three sisters, Mrs. Cecil (Katherine) Walker, Mrs. John (Olanda) Merhar; and Mrs. Ernest (Josephine) Schutte; two brothers, Adolph and Victor; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

    Liberato died at Hibbing General Hospital in Hibbing, Minnesota. He is buried in Maple Hill Cemetery at Hibbing. (Plot 1-98-6w1/2)

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