Wallace Joel Danielson

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  • Name: Wallace Joel Danielson
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  • Date of Birth: August 18, 1931
  • Date of Death: July 16, 2019 (87 years old)
  • Parents: Joel Danielson and Alice (Rossing) Danielson
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  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: 1949 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Wallace enlisted in the United States Army in November of 1949 and was stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas. His next station was Fort Belvoir in Virginia as part of the Construction Engineer Regiment. He was a part of the 59th Airbase Engineering Construction Unit in Fort Lewis, Washington. His final assignment for two years was at Eielson Airbase Alaska with the 199th Construction Engineers.

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    Wallace lived in northern Minnestoa in his early life. He worked in the woods and in the mines. He worked as a trucker and in other capacities for several companies in Minneapolis.

    Wallace was preceded in death by his wife, Madge and their parents; brother, Russell; and sisters, Bertha and Norma.

    He is survived by his sons, Mike (Bonnie) and Timothy (Pamela); daughter, Patricia; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sister, Marion (Eugene); and brothers, Gorman (Donna) and Jewel (Mary).

    A private interment of his and Madge's ashes was in the Bigfork Cemetery at Bigfork, Minnesota.

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