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Alfred "Fred" Peter DeCenzo
- Name: Alfred "Fred" Peter DeCenzo
- Location of Birth: Bovey, Minnesota
- Date of Birth: November 8, 1925
- Date of Death: February 11, 2006 (80 years old)
- Parents: Peter DeCenzo and Elisa (Vocce) DeCenzo
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- Highest Rank: COX (Cockswain)
- Branch: Navy
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Fred served in World War II South Pacific on the USS New Mexico from 1943 to 1946.
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World War II
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Fred married Mary Castellano in June, 1972.
He was a salesman for Ed Phillips and Sons, and had worked in the Danube Mine.
Fred was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, and a former member of Mary Immaculate Catholic Church in Coleraine, Minnesota. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, and the Degree Knights of Columbus.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary; a stepdaughter, Michelle; and a stepgrandson, Erik.
Fred is survived by a sister, Mary (Ralph) Conlee; a brother, Pete (Bev) DeCenzo; stepdaughters, Cheryl (Walt) Fields and Debra Castellano; several nieces, nephews, and stepgrandchildren.
Fred died in the Grand Rapids Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery at Coleraine, Minnesota (Block 151).
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