Ralph Gangl

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  • Name: Ralph Gangl
  • Location of Birth: Nashwauk, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: June 24, 1928
  • Date of Death: September 11, 2013 (85 years old)
  • Parents: Steven and Regina Gangl
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  • Highest Rank: SSGT (Staff Sergeant)
  • Branch: Marine Corp
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  • Military Awards:
    Bronze Star with Combat V
    Purple Heart

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  • Wars Involved:
    World War II
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Ralph married Pauline Halling in Marble, Minnesota on January 6, 1954.

    He was employed as a mechanic at LTV Steel. He was a member of St. Cecilia's Catholic Church in Nashwauk, Minnesota.

    Ralph is survived by his children, Cynthia (Mike) Eliason, Steve (Lynne), Dale (Dana), and Darrin (Traci); his brother Delano (Sharon); his sisters, Deloris Kiskunas and Lois Kovach; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline on June 11, 2010; siblings, Rose Clifton and Richard Gangl; and his parents.

    Ralph lived in Nashwauk, Minnesota. He died at Evergreen Terrace in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Nashwauk Cemetery at Nashwauk, Minnesota.

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