Roger "Bing" Melander

   Branch: U. S. Navy

   Status: Deceased Veteran

   Date of Service: Korea

   Home Town: Berner

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Roger Leslie “Bing” Melander was born in Berner on August 20, 1937 to Gustav and Caroline Melander. He grew up in the Berner area and attended Berner and Gonvick schools. He had four brothers: Robert, Eugene, Phillip and John, plus five sisters: Leola, Grace, Natalie, June and Muriel.

Roger enlisted in the Navy on December 8, 1955. He received an honorable discharge on November 27, 1959.

Roger passed away in the Twin Cities on February 5, 1999. He is buried in United Lutheran Cemetery in Berner.

Plot: 11   Side:  South  Row from Bottom: 2

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