|Birth: ||Jul. 4, 1910|
North Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 11, 2002|
Stuart Edward "Slim" Bronson 1910-2002
Stuart Edward Bronson was born July 4, 1910 in Spiritwood, North Dakota to Russell Alfred Bronson and Mabel C. (Schirm) Bronson.
His siblings include; Ruth Ann (Bronson) McCurdy, Virginia (Bronson) Elliot, Dorothy (Bronson) McNiece, Lyman "Lynn" Bronson, Howard R. "Dick" Bronson and John "Jack" Bronson.
"Slim" as he was known by his family and friends, served in the US Army with the sixth Ranger Division during WWII in the South Pacific.
He married Margaret "Peggy" Anderson in 1944 in Rifle, Colorado. They became the parents to four children; Barbara, Wayne, Don and an infant son, Tommy Bronson.
Slim served as Chief of Police. He also served as a deputy sheriff for Garfield County in Colorado. After moving to Joseph in 1952, he worked for the US Forest Service packing in the Snake River District for eight years. Slim also spent time on the Enterprise City police force and as a deputy for the Wallowa County Sheriff. After a short time in Montana, Slim returned to Wallowa County for good.
He was an accomplished saddle maker, leather tooler and silversmith and loved to tell stories.
Slim passed away peacefully at his home on Fence Creek on the lower Imnaha on August 11, 2002.
Military graveside services were held on September 17, 2002 at the Prairie Creek Cemetery, outside Joseph, Oregon.
Mabel C. Bronson (1882 - 1926)
Margaret Anderson Bronson (1922 - 1971)
Created by: Michelle Drayton-Fisher
Record added: Nov 28, 2012
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