Robert C. Frick, Sr.

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  • Name: Robert C. Frick Sr.
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: April 10, 1923
  • Date of Death: August 30, 1989 (66 years old)
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  • High School and Class: Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Awards:
    Silver Star
    Purple Heart

  • Military Highlights:
    Robert was a United States Army veteran of World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart. He served in Italy.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Robert farmed in the Sugar Lake area from 1947 to 1960. He was a former Peace Corps volunteer and returned to the Sugar Lake area following his retirement in 1985.

    Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Mavis, in November, 1988.

    He is survived by his son, Robert, Jr.; daughters, Carrie Brown, Garrie Nelson, and Joan Geroy; a brother, Art; a sister, Shirley Hodgson; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

    Robert died in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-C-14-1-3)

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