Wilbur Edward Alexander Roberts

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  • Name: Wilbur Edward Alexander Roberts
  • Location of Birth: Blackberry Township, Itasca County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 21, 1919
  • Date of Death: March 16, 1996 (77 years old)
  • Parents: Victor and Mabel Roberts
  • High School and Class: Rabey Country School
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  • Highest Rank: T SGT (Technical Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: United States Army Air Corps
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  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Wilbur was united in marriage to Juanita Wright in 1943.

    He worked in the construction industry for many years, mostly with the Paul Lawrence Construction Company as a field superintendent. He had resided at the Itasca Nursing Home since 1994.

    He is survived by his wife, Juanita; two daughters, Linda Hansen and Nancy Hamm; a son, Jim; three sisters, Mary Mullinex, Margaret Jamsa, and Marie Kliewer; two brothers, Ralph and Pat; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

    Wilbur died at Itasca Nursing Home in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Harris Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (3.34.1.1)

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