Roger B. Dufner

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  • Name: Roger B. Dufner
  • Location of Birth: Melrose, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 11, 1933
  • Date of Death: May 12, 2012 (78 years old)
  • Parents: Joseph and Marie Dufner
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  • Highest Rank: SP3 (Specialist 3)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Roger as a United States Army veteran in the 82nd Air Borne from 1954-1956.

  • Wars Involved:
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Roger made his home on Prairie Lake in Itasca County, Minnesota for the past four years.

    He was a barber mainly employed as the in-house barber for Cargill Corporation for over forty years.

    Roger was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Alice Finken.

    Survivors are his wife, Delores; four sons, David, Dale, Donald, and Douglas; ten siblings, Dolores Emslander, Betty (Wally) Nickelson, Gerald (Flossie) Dufner, Dennis Dufner, Charles (Mary Lou) Dufner, LuAnn Dufner, Carolyn Ivers, Mary Helen (Mike) Sage, Gene (Louise) Dufner, and Joseph (Cindy) Dufner; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

    Roger died at Grand Itasca Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery at Coleraine, Minnesota.

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