Roger William Green

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  • Name: Roger William Green
  • Location of Birth: Braham, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: March 1, 1924
  • Date of Death: June 17, 1999 (75 years old)
  • Parents: Orville and Addie Green
  • High School and Class: 1941 - Cambridge High School, Cambridge, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: SGT (Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: 1943
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  • Date of Discharge: 1946
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  • Military Highlights:
    In February of 1943, Roger enlisted in the United States Army and served in the South Pacific during World War II. He was honorably discharged in 1946.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    When Roger was four years old, he moved with his family to a farm near the Rum River in Cambridge, Minnesota. He attended West Riverside Country School and graduated from Cambridge High School.

    After returning to Cambridge, Roger married Phyllis Lindberg, his wife for 53 years.

    He worked for the Minneapolis Park Board as a tree trimmer, retiring after 30 years of service.

    Upon retirement, the couple built a home on Deer Lake where they lived from 1976 to 1988. They then moved back to Cambridge.

    Roger is survived by his wife, Phyllis; four children, Barbara, Susan, Kevin, and Terry; twelve grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

    Roger died after a long illness and is buried in Rice Lake Lutheran Cemetery in Braham, Minnesota.

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