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Reynold Douglas LAW

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Age 89 ~ Resident of Stone Lake, WI Formerly of White Bear Lake, MN Passed away at his home on June 28th, 2013. Rey was proud to serve his country as a United States Marine for over 38 years. He fought his battle with cancer as only a Marine could- strong and proud until the end. Rey was born on March 6, 1924, in Minneapolis, MN and spent his childhood on the family farm in Redwood Falls, MN. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corp in 1943, attended radio school in San Diego and then went on to serve in the Pacific War Zone, spending time on Guadalcanal and Guam, followed by China. In 1948, he joined the USMC Reserves unit in Minneapolis, MN as a crew chief and maintenance chief on many different aircraft acquiring over 5000 hours of flight time. Rey retired with the rank of Master Gunnery Sergeant. He worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company in St. Paul, MN where he held many different positions over his 37 years of employment. Rey is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Beverly, sons: Douglas (Sue), Michael (Louise), daughters: Mary (Jeff), Cindy (John), Michele (Jason), 6 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Rey was preceded in death by his mother Katherine, step father LeRoy, brother Norman, son Donald, and grandson Steven. A Memorial Mass will be held at 11 am, Wednesday, July 3, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Spooner, WI. Visitation will be from 10- 11 am at the Church. Burial with full Military Honors will be held at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery near Spooner, WI. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Regional Hospice Services at 15910 W Company Lake Road, Hayward, WI 54843. Thank you to friends, family, and hospice for the loving care that allowed Rey to fulfill his wishes to stay in the comfort of his home. www.dahlfh.com


Published in Pioneer Press on July 1, 2013
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