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World War II veteran Ersie Quimby, 96, discusses Friday what he might expect when he raises the flag prior to the Minnesota Twins baseball game on Memorial Day. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

World War II veteran from Willmar to raise flag for Twins on Memorial Day

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WILLMAR –– Ersie Quimby doesn’t miss watching a Minnesota Twins baseball game on television.

“I might fall asleep during them,” said Quimby, as he cocked his head just a little to the side.


But it’s not likely Quimby will fall asleep during the Memorial Day game against the Texas Rangers.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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