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Detroit Lakes resident Willi Humbeck, at his home in Diamond Willow Assisted Living. DL NEWSPAPERS/Vicki Gerdes

Detroit Lakes resident Willi Humbeck lived in Germany during worst of World War II

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World War II is a distant memory now; most people living in this country have no memory of the violent conflict that swept across the globe more than 70 years ago, leaving many countries in shambles.


But for Detroit Lakes resident Wilhelm “Willi” Humbeck, the memories of that time are as clear as though they happened a year or two ago.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454