Winfred “Buster” C. Bogle

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  • Name: Winfred "Buster" C. Bogle
  • Location of Birth: Pipestone, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: July 1, 1915
  • Date of Death: August 12, 1986 (71 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: T SGT (Technical Sergeant)
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  • Other Branch: United States Army Air Force
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  • Military Highlights:
    "Buster" served in the 1020th Army Air Force base unit in Papua, New Guinea during World War II. He also served in the South Philippines campaign.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    "Buster" moved to the West Cohasset, Minnesota area in 1932. He married Leora Viva Scherf on October 28, 1942. He was employed by Grand Rapids Public Utilities and retired in 1973. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1720, Grand Rapids, Minnesota. He attended West Cohasset Chapel in Cohasset, Minnesota.

    He was preceded in death by brothers Delbert, Arnold, and Everett; and a sister, Viola Bogle. Survivors are his wife, Leora; sons Edward and Gilbert; daughters Tamara Benton and Candice Miller; brothers Wallace and Ernest; sisters Beatrice Serie and Tillie Plumley; and seven grandchildren.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-10-20)

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