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  • Name: Wayne J. Blixt
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 9, 1930
  • Date of Death: December 29, 1987 (57 years old)
  • Parents: Andrew Blixt and Ester (Manske) Blixt
  • High School and Class: Bigfork High School, Bigfork, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: A1C (Airman First Class)
  • Branch: Air Force
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  • Wars Involved:
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Wayne was raised in the Bigfork, Minnesota area. Following his tour of duty, Wayne worked for Jones-Laughlin Steel Corporation in Calumet, Minnesota as a millwright. He retired in June, 1987 due to illness.

    Surviving relatives are sons, Terry and Tim; daughters, Theresa and Kersten; brothers, Dean, Douglas, and Vern; sisters, Shirley Thielke and Karen O'Laughlin.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-14-02)

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