Roy Fredrick Walls

Army Badge
  • Name: Roy Fredrick Walls
  • Location of Birth: Stanton, North Dakota
  • Date of Birth: February 26, 1918
  • Date of Death: February 4, 1996 (77 years old)
  • Parents: Edward H. Walls and Hetta (Windmill) Walls
  • High School and Class: 1936 - Squim High School, Squim, Washington
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: March 22, 1945 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: March 8, 1946 (Release Date)
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  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    In 1937, Roy moved to Effie, Minnesota where he worked as a trucker and logger. In 1947, he began employment with Mando Paper Company, now Boise Cascade, as a checker and walking boss. He then worked as a timber cruiser, scaler and finally as a Boise Cascade forester in the Effie area until he retired in 1980.

    Roy was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1764 Bigfork, a member of the Boise Cascade Retirement Club, and a past member of the Northern Itasca Hospital Board.

    Preceded in death by his wife, Geneva (Harrington) Walls, in 1988; he is survived by two sons, Dean and Roger; two daughters, Sandy Royalty and Barbara Preble; a special friend, Florence Anderson; four sisters, Doris Phelps, Evelyn Garonette, Virginia Lund, and Lorraine Gustafson; and two brothers, Lyle and Dale.

    Roy died at Northern Itasca Health Care Center in Bigfork, Minnesota. He is buried in Bigfork Cemetery at Bigfork, Minnesota. (Third Addition, Block 44)

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