Richard "Dick" Gayle Engelstad

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  • Name: Richard "Dick" Gayle Engelstad
  • Location of Birth: Warren, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: July 26, 1949
  • Date of Death: December 15, 2017 (68 years old)
  • Parents: Curtis Engelstad and Evelyn (Strom) Engelstad
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  • Highest Rank: SP 4 (Specialist 4)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Awards:
    Bronze Star

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  • Wars Involved:
    Vietnam Era

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  • Civilian Life:
    Dick grew up in Warren, Minnesota, also living in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Taconite, Minnesota.

    He had worked for Orion Corporation and Montavon Motors.

    Dick married Patti Kyllander on June 22, 1996, in Bovey, Minnesota.

    Survivors include his wife, Patti, a daughter, Jennifer (Todd) Boulden; step-children, Adria (Michael) Cardenas and Cory (Melanie) Troumbly; his mother, Evelyn Perry; five grandchildren; sisters Yvonne (Bill) Bossman and Patricia (Rick) Gould; and many nieces and nephews.

    Dick was preceded in death by his father, Curtis Engelstad and a nephew, Chris Bossman.

    Dick died at North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery at Coleraine, Minnesota. (Block 153)

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