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The Purple Heart is the oldest American military combat honor still in existence. Awarded to those who are wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States, the Purple Heart is a symbol of courage and dedication in the face of mortal danger. This memorial site is dedicated to all the brave men and women who have been awarded this honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient Robert Fatum

Fatum, Robert Robert Fatum, age 90, passed away on February 15, 2017. Robert was born in Grand Rapids on June 8, 1926, the only son of Edward and Emma Fatum. He attended Creston High School and also served in the Army during WWII. On May 11, 1945, Robert was wounded on Okinawa, becoming a Purple Heart recipient. For most of Robert's career, he worked in the residential furniture industry selling retail furniture for Bishops in downtown Grand Rapids. Later, he was a manufacturer's rep for...
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