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James Fairbank, 86

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James Fairbank, 86, of Park Rapids died Saturday July 5, 2008 at MeritCare Hospital in Fargo.

He was born May 11, 1922 in Owatonna to Elmer and Grace (Miller) Fairbank. He attended high school at Verndale. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his service in World War II.


He married Marylyn Thue and they had three children before separating. He married Linda Thue in 1976 and they made their home in the Park Rapids area.

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