Robert Norman Goltz

  • Name: Robert Norman Goltz
  • Location of Birth: Yoemen, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Date of Birth: June 17, 1912
  • Date of Death: June 12, 2003 (90 years old)
  • Parents: Robert and Pauline Goltz
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  • Other Branch: Sea Bees
  • Date Sworn In: June 1, 1943 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Robert enlisted in the Sea Bees on June 1, 1943 during World War II and saw action in Guam and other areas of the Pacific Theater.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Robert and his family moved to southern Minnesota. He completed grade eight and worked as a farmer and later as a carpenter. He also was a taxidermist.

    Robert and Rachel (Rae) were married on Valentine's Day in 1946 and moved to Squaw Lake, Minnesota to build a home on Little Dixon Lake. He served as a Third River Township supervisor and on several local boards. He also established a tree farm.

    In 1981, the couple moved to Emmett, Idaho, where he was semi-retired, continuing to work as a carpenter.

    Robert is survived by his wife; four children; ten grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

    Preceding him in death were his parents.

    Robert died in Emmett, Idaho and is buried in Rosy Cemetery in Itasca County, Minnesota.

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