Rodney William Fuller

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  • Name: Rodney William Fuller
  • Location of Birth: Cohasset, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: September 25, 1920
  • Date of Death: April 1, 1997 (76 years old)
  • Parents: Art and Emma Fuller
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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    World War II

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    Rodney was a lifelong resident of Cohasset and Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    He worked as a welder for the M. A. Hanna Mining Company for 31 years, retiring in 1980. He also owned and operated the Blackwater Inn in Cohasset for ten years and the Rendezvous in Grand Rapids for two years.

    Rodney was a life member of the Ponti-Peterson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, a benefit member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and a member of the McVeigh-Dunn American Legion Post, all of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    He married Ramona "Mona" Fonquette on April 19, 1965.

    Rodney is preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Virginia Manthey, and brothers Stewart, Robert and Tracy Fuller.

    Rodney is survived by his wife, Mona; daughters Gwen Neumann, Sharon Kimber, Kathleen Crowe, Cheryl Bullock and Beverly Peterson; sons Jerome Fuller, Jerry Terhaar, Richard Terhaar, Daniel Terhaar, John Fuller, and Alan Terhaar; sisters Barbara Fuller and Alva Scofield; twenty-nine grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren.

    Rodney died at Itasca Nursing Home in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-15-1-4)

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