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1. Title:   Follett-DeValska Family Questionnaire Responses (1992-1993)

a. Note:   N36 Chuck Follett grew up in Devils Lake, ND and graduated from North Dakota State College in 1943 with a degree in Business Administration.
  Chuck entered the service during World War II in Feb. 1943 and was discharged in October 1946. He was injured on July 6, 1944 (badly burned in an aircraft explosion while trying to save a comrade) and was released from Wakeman General Hospital in Columbus, Ohio in Oct. 1946. He served in Italy, north of Rome, during the war and received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star.
  For many years the family lived at: 1610 5th Street So. in Moorhead, MN. Chuck worked at Smith, Follett & Crowl (Wholesale Drygoods) from 1946 to 1963. He later worked for Silverline Boats (1963-1970) which was bought out by Arctic Snowmobiles. He transferred to Arctic Enterprises, Inc. in Thief River Falls, where he worked from 1970 to 1982. The business involved snowmobiles, boats and recreational vehicles. They had a residence in Thief River Falls, which was sold when he retired, in favor of their permanent residence on Bad Medicine Lake in Minn.
  For many years, Chuck and Arlene spent their winters in Mesa, Arizona.
  Chuck's hobbies included golf, hiking, bowling and fishing.
  Chuck died around November 2006 and suffered from Alzheimers.
  Services were held at Wright Funeral Home on Dec. 22, 2006.
  His obituary in the online version of Thief River Falls Times:
  Charles O. Follett, 85 Written by trftimes Nov 28, 2006 at 11:25 AM
  Ponsford - Charles O. Follett, 85, of Bad Medicine Lake, Ponsford, Minn., and formerly of Thief River Falls, died Monday, November 20 in Moorhead. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
  Charles Follett, the son of Walter and Agatha Follett was born January 23, 1921 in Devils Lake, N.D. He graduated from NDAC, currently NDSU. Chuck served in the U.S. Army as a First Lieutenant during WWII. He was wounded July of 1944, receiving the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Following a long recovery he returned to Fargo, N.D., where he was employed by Smith, Follett, and Crowl. He married Arline Adcock in September 1947 in Valley City, N.D. In 1961 he was employed by Silverline Boats as credit manager until 1970. At that time Chuck and Arline moved to Thief River Falls where he was employed by Arctic Enterprises for the next 12 years, retiring in 1982. Chuck and Arline spent their winters in Mesa, Ariz., hiking and playing golf. Summers were spent at Bad Medicine Lake. Chuck especially loved time spent there with family. Chuck is survived by his wife, Arline of 59 years; two sons, Gary of St. Louis Park, and Glen (Mary) of Thief River Falls; a sister, Margaret Hosking of Chicago, Ill.; two grandchildren; one step-grandson; and one great-granddaughter. Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Agatha Follett. A00003B2006NV29 is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.