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  • Name: Vernon M. Blixt
  • Location of Birth: Evergreen Community near Bigfork, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: September 8, 1933
  • Date of Death: July 5, 2003 (69 years old)
  • Parents: Andrew Blixt and Ester (Manske) Blixt
  • High School and Class: Bigfork High School, Bigfork, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: SK3 (Storekeeper Third Class Petty Officer)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Wars Involved:
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Following service in the United States Navy, he worked in the mines for 33 years.

    Surviving family includes two sisters, Shirley Thielke and Karen O'Loughlin; and two brothers, Dean and Douglas.

    Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother, Wayne.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-15-3-0)

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