November 7, 1945 - September 19, 2019
R. Allen Maksymchuk, 73, of Fargo, ND, died Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the Fargo VA Medical Center. Robert Allen Maksymchuk was born to John and Elana (Morrison) Maksymchuk in Hallock, Minnesota on November 7, 1945. He attended grade school in Caribou Township from 1st to 7th grade. He attended Lancaster Public School from 8th to 12th grade graduating in 1963. He attended the Area Vo-Tech in Thief River Falls, MN from 1963-1965. In December 1965 he was inducted into the US Army and served one year in Cam Ranh Bay Vietnam as a field communications crewman assigned to the 22nd Replacement Battalion. He returned to the US in 1967 and was discharged from the service at Fort Knox, Kentucky in December 1967. On June 22, 1968 he married his high school sweetheart, Geraine Nelson. They made their home near Hallock. In May 1969 Al started employment with PKM Electric Co-op as an apprentice Lineman and advanced to Sub-foreman and eventually to Foreman at the Hallock Service Center, retiring after 30 years of service in January 2000. In August 1969, their daughter, Faith, was born. In November 1971 their son, Scott, was born. Al enjoyed watching his children in all their activities and especially their sporting events. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and doing woodworking projects. In 1993, Al was diagnosed with MS. He continued working until his retirement in 2000. In September 2000, Al and Geraine moved from their rural Hallock home to Moorhead, MN where they built a new home. In October 2017 Al and Geraine sold their home in Moorhead and moved to Bethany on 42nd in Fargo, ND. Al was a member of the Lancaster Legion Post 214, and a lifetime member of the VFW Post 1223 in Moorhead. Al is survived by his wife of 51 years, Geraine; two children, Faith (Steve) Asper and Scott (Gina) Maksymchuk; sister, Marie Quirk, Detroit, MI; three grandchildren, Espen Asper, Stian Asper, and Abbey Maksymchuk; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bill Maksymchuk, Babbitt, MN; and sisters, Jennie Pearson, Lancaster, MN; and Dorothy Sveum, Lancaster, MN.
R. Allen Maksymchuk, 73, of Fargo, ND, died Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the Fargo VA Medical Center. Robert Allen Maksymchuk was born to John and Elana (Morrison) Maksymchuk in Hallock, Minnesota on November 7, 1945. He attended grade school... View Obituary & Service Information
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