Army Badge
  • Name: Peter J. Dimich
  • Location of Birth: Coleraine, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: July 12, 1918
  • Date of Death: May 28, 1981
  • Parents: Henry Dimich & Helen (Basarich) Dimich
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: April 12, 1942
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: October 31, 1945
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  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Peter Dimich was a lifelong resident of Coleraine, Minnesota. He worked for the Cleveland-Cliffs Mining Company for 35 years until his retirement in early 1981. He was a member of the Lawrence Lake American Legion Post #476, Grand Rapids Ponti-Peterson VFW Post #1720, Grand Rapids Eagles Aerie #2469, and Bovey Loyal Order of Moose Lodge No. 1061.

    Peter died in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minnesota (Serbian section). He is survived by one daughter, Diane (Jerry) Balling; three sons, Peter I., Richard J., and Michael L; two sisters, Mae (Richard) Semeja and Sylvia (Andy) Hagen; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, in 1975.

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