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  • Name: Richard Dean Leeseberg
  • Location of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: May 6, 1934
  • Date of Death: June 16, 1992
  • Parents: Paul Leeseberg & Ollie (Deithman) Leeseberg
  • High School and Class: 1952 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: SP 4 (Specialist 4)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: April 23, 1957
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  • Date of Discharge: April 17, 1959
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  • Civilian Life:
    Richard Leeseberg married Katherine Rahier in 1969 in Minnesota. He worked for Balkan Mining Co. (Danube Mine), Erie Mining Co., and Hibbing Taconite as a shovel operator. He was a former member of Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Bovey and presently a member of Grace English Lutheran Church, Marble.

    Richard died in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minnesota (Block 118). He is survived by his wife, Kathy; three sons, Gary Rahier, Mark Rahier, and Keith Leeseberg; a daughter, Susan Leeseberg; a brother Roger Leeseberg; his mother, Ollie Leeseberg; and four grandchildren.

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