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Published March 01, 2013, 12:00 AM

William D. "Bill" Desautel

William D. “Bill” Desautel, age 80 of Grafton, ND passed away on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton.

William D. Desautel was born January 5, 1933 to William H. and Minnie (Brosius) Desautel in Grafton, ND. He grew up on the family farm and attended rural school at District 51. He graduated from Grafton High School. On July 15, 1954 he married Patricia Davies. Bill married Dolores “Dee” Woinarowicz on June 24, 1981. Bill worked on the family farm for his brothers, Bob and Jack before taking a job with Grand Forks Bottling Co. He later sold cars for Lykken, Inc., worked at Home Gas Co. and Allied Chemical Company. He then worked for Fert-L-Flow before going to work for Grand Forks Seed Company and Terra Chemical Company. He worked for Poly-Phos processing and then returned to Terra Chemical where he retired in 1992.

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