Robert "Bob" Allen Dewey

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  • Name: Robert "Bob" Allen Dewey
  • Location of Birth: Hawley, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 7, 1938
  • Date of Death: August 7, 2013 (75 years old)
  • Parents: Floyd Dewey and Muriel Eileen (Crowley) Dewey
  • High School and Class: 1956 - Felton High School, Felton, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: SGT (Sergeant)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: 1958
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  • Date of Discharge: 1962
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  • Military Awards:
    Received the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal on November 30, 1988 for meritorious action. This medal was awarded by the Commander Submarine Force of the United States Atlantic Fleet.

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  • Civilian Life:
    Bob married Mary Lou in Pengilly, Minnesota on May 2, 1964.

    He worked for Hawkinson Construction in Grand Rapids, Minnesota for many years and retired in 2000.

    Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, and restoring rusty iron/antique tractors. He was a member of North Central Minnesota Farm and Antique Association.

    Bob was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Mary Fossen and Elizabeth Carlson, and a nephew, Brent Fossen.

    Bob is survived by his wife, Mary Lou; brother, Daniel; five nieces; three nephews; and many great and great-great nieces and nephews.

    Bob passed away at his home and he was cremated.

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