Bing Allan Ehrhorn

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  • Name: Bing Allan Ehrhorn
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: May 28, 1951
  • Date of Death: October 21, 2006 (55 years old)
  • Parents: Herb Ehrhorn and Judy (Jackson) Ehrhorn
  • High School and Class: 1970 - Grand Rapids Senior High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: QM 3 (Quartermaster 3rd Class Petty Officer)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: June 22, 1970 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: June 20, 1974 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    After graduation, Bing joined the United States Navy from 1970 to 1974.

  • Wars Involved:
    Vietnam Era

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  • Civilian Life:
    After his military service, Bing was employed at Minnesota Power in Cohasset, Minnesota for the past thirty-one years.

    He loved and cherished his time spent with his children and grandchildren. He also had a life long passion for his Harley Davidson. He enjoyed hunting, the company of good friends and his love for his cats and dogs. He was most at peace when he was out fishing.

    Bing was an active member of the Association of Harley Davidson Riders for twenty-seven years and was a member of the Veterans Motorcycle Club.

    Bing married the love of his life, Sandra K. Wagner, on December 11, 1979. They lived in Coleraine, Minnesota for seventeen years before moving to the Lawrence Lake area in Itasca County.

    Preceding him in death was his father, Herbert G. Ehrhorn, Jr. in 1999; and his grandparents, Minnie and Herbert Ehrhorn, Sr. and Ella and Lloyd Jackson.

    He is survived by his wife, Sandra; daughter, Tammy Savage; son, Jeremy (Sarah) Ehrhorn; four grandchildren; his mother, Judy Ehrhorn; two sisters, Juanita (Pat) Ewens and Renee Harwood; numerous nieces and nephews; his best friend Steven Mithum and all of his Harley Club Brothers.

    Live Well and Ride Free.

    Bing died at his beloved lake home on Lawrence Lake. He faced numerous health challenges in the past few years and persevered through each one. Bing touched and inspired many people with his strength and perseverance over the years. He is buried in Wildwood Cemetery at Cohasset, Minnesota.

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