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Vincent Paul Daigle
- Name: Vincent Paul Daigle
- Location of Birth: Ball Club, Minnesota
- Date of Birth: July 19, 1918
- Date of Death: March 28, 2001 (82 years old)
- Parents: Levite Daigle and Anna (Riedl) Daigle
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- Highest Rank: SM 2 (Signalman 2nd Class Petty Officer or Special Mechanic)
- Branch: Navy
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Vincent proudly served his country in a Naval Beach Battalion, participating in eight amphibious invasions in the South Pacific during World War II.
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World War II
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Vincent married Mary Nistler in 1946 in Shooks Township in Beltrami County.
He owned and operated Daigle Woodworks in Deer River, Minnesota for thirty-four years.
Vincent married Dorothy Nye in 1985 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
Vincent loved to work with wood and in the garden.
He was a member of St. Augustine's Catholic Church in Cohasset, Minnesota and a former member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Deer River, Minnesota where he served on the council for twenty-seven years. He also served on the Farmer's Co-op and Deer River Hospital boards.
Vincent was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; his parents; brothers Arthur, Eugene and Quentin; and granddaughters Jessica Daigle and Megan Norris.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; sons Paul (Diane), Edward (Gerri), George (Jaime), Father Steven, Theodore, John (Mona), and Timothy (Sandra); daughters, Margaret Lloyd, Kathleen (Steven) Stanley, Jean (Jerry) Kern, Annette (Romeo) Daigle, and Teresa (Rick) Norris; stepchildren, David (Sharyl) Nye, Diana (Art) Shull, and Grace (Jim Martin) Nye; twenty-nine grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and brothers, Anthony and Ernest (Barbara) Daigle.
Vincent died at home and is buried in Saint Joseph's Cemetery at Ball Club, Minnesota (also know as Ball Club Cemetery).
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