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Donald John Bliss (abt. 1925 - 2006)

Donald John Bliss
Born about in Colton, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United Statesmap [uncertain]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Father of [private child (unknown - unknown)]
Died in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Nov 2009
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Biography

Son of Peter Donald Bliss and second wife Amalie Berg.

Married wife Ruth Arlene Dybvig on 1945-08-06, presumably in either SD or WI. Children include:

  1. Diane -- later Boruff
  2. Gary
  3. William

Selections from obituary:

He graduated from Colton High School in 1942. Don enlisted in the Navy in 1943 where he served on the submarine USS Guitarro in the Pacific for three years.
They lived in Milwaukee, WI while he attended the Milwaukee School of Engineering. They returned to Sioux Falls where Don owned and operated Waterbury Heating and Cooling for 35 years, retiring in 1985.
Don coached Little League and Teener baseball for many years and was active in the M2 penitentiary visitation program. Don enjoyed playing bridge and other card games with friends and family.

Sources

  • Find A Grave: Memorial #61509346
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JTL5-8P8 : 12 January 2021), Donald John Bliss, 16 May 2006; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).
  • Birth - not found
  • 1925, age 0 - not found
  • 1930, age 5 - SD, Minnehaha, Colton, ED 7, sheet 6A, family 137. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XQVX-669 : accessed 11 March 2021), Donald John Bliss in household of Amali Bliss, Colton, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 7, sheet 6A, line 36, family 137, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2228; FHL microfilm 2,341,962.
  • 1935, age 10 - SD, Minnehaha, Colton ward 3, card 196. "South Dakota State Census, 1935," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MV4X-PBS : 18 February 2021), Donald Bliss, Colton ward 3, Minnehaha, South Dakota; citing p. 196, State Historical Society, Pierre; FHL microfilm 2,369,254.
  • 1940, age 15 - SD, Minnehaha, Colton, ED 50-7, sheet 6B, family 112. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V19T-WMM : 5 January 2021), Donald J Bliss in household of Amalie Bliss, Colton, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 50-7, sheet 6B, line 53, family 112, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3863.
  • Enlistment in US Navy - not found
  • Discharge from US Navy - not found
  • 1945, age 20 - SD, Minnehaha, Colton ward 3, card 465. "South Dakota State Census, 1945," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLBV-PP6 : 23 February 2021), Donald J Bliss, Ward 3, Minnehaha, South Dakota; citing p. 465, State Historical Society, Pierre; FHL microfilm 2,370,803.
  • Marriage - not found
  • Death - not found
  • Obituary - 18 May 2006, Argus Leader, Sioux Falls, SD. Pictured in full on Find A Grave.


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