Ralph Sheldon Bergstrom

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  • Name: Ralph Sheldon Bergstrom
  • Location of Birth: Spring Lake, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: May 22, 1920
  • Date of Death: March 20, 2005 (84 years old)
  • Parents: Seth Bergstrom & Hilda (Aske) Bergstrom
  • High School and Class: 1939 - Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: 1st LT (1st Lieutenant)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: Army Air Force
  • Date Sworn In: July 20, 1941
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Maryland
    Name: Ralph Sheldon Bergstrom
    Race: White
    Age: 21
    Birth Date: May 22, 1920
    Birth Place: Spring Lake, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Dundalk, Maryland, USA
    Registration Date: 1941
    Employer: Bethlehem Steel Co., Sparrow's Point, Maryland
    Weight: 148
    Height: 6
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Carl Bergstrom, Dundalk, Maryland

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Ralph Bergstrom died in New Hope, Minnesota and is buried in Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota (Sec. 20-B, Site 324). He is survived by his children: Randy (Kris) Bergstrom, Lindsay (Monica) Bergstrom, Caron (Jason) Reed and their mother, Jeanne; son, Gunnar J. Bergstrom; brother Ken (Joan) Bergstrom; sister-in-law, Violet Bergstrom; four grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Carl, Frederick, Robert and Frank; and sisters, Maybelle and Ruth.

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