Norbert "Norb" Herman Boedigheimer

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  • Name: Norbert "Norb" Herman Boedigheimer
  • Location of Birth: Perham, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 19, 1932
  • Date of Death: February 7, 1986 (53 years old)
  • Parents: Robert Boedigheimer and Silvia (Sauers) Boedigheimer
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  • Branch: Air Force
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  • Date Sworn In: December 30, 1949 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: September 30, 1953 (Discharge Date)
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    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    "Norb" moved to Grand Rapids/LaPrairie, Minnesota area in 1973 and worked for J & L Mining Company from 1974 to 1976. He then began working as a knife sharpener for Blandin Woods Products in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers. Survivors are his wife, LaVance; a daughter Cheryl Tveit; three sons, Michael, Kelly, and Rodney; three sisters, Darlene Pepion, Bernadine Smith, and Ravenna Anderson; three brothers, LeRoy, Elvan, and Lambert; and two grandchildren.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-E-25-2-4)

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