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Donald Fertig

September 29, 1939 — November 21, 2023

Donald Merlin Fertig, age 84, of Grand Forks, ND, passed away peacefully at his home on November 21, 2023. He was born in Hallock, Minnesota on September 29, 1939, to the late Donald and Margaret (Blair) Fertig and grew up in Roseau, Minnesota. He joined the United States Air Force after high school. He proudly served his country for 22 years before retiring as a Master Sergeant. He enjoyed sharing stories of his time in the military including his year in Vietnam. After his retirement from the military, Donald worked at C&R Laundry for many years and as a courtesy driver for Altru Clinic in Grand Forks. Donald is survived by his wife, Mary, children, Paula (Craig) Monette, Donna Fertig, Amber (Bryan) Trosen, Tony Bowman and Malinda (Andy) Deitz. He was a proud papa to 12 grandchildren, and three great grandchildren, sisters: Bonnie (Bruce) Greene and Margorie Kompeleini. Donald loved watching sports, especially the Minnesota Vikings, Twins and North Dakota Fighting Sioux. He was a councilman and proud member of the Hosana Full Gospel Church in Grand Forks. Memorial Services will be held Monday, November 27, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Hosanna Full Gospel Church, 1799 6th Ave S, Grand Forks. Inurnment with Military Honors will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the Fargo National Cemetery, Harwood, ND.
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