Brent F. Fossen

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  • Name: Brent F. Fossen
  • Location of Birth: Ada, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 25, 1955
  • Date of Death: September 5, 1981 (25 years old)
  • Parents: Alden "Bud" and Mary Fossen
  • High School and Class: 1974 - Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: AMHAN (Aviation Structural Mechanic (Hydraulic) Airman)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: 1975
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  • Date of Discharge: 1980
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  • Military Highlights:
    Brent entered the United States Navy in 1975 and was discharged in 1980.

  • Wars Involved:
    Vietnam Era

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  • Civilian Life:
    Brent died in an automobile accident north of Deer River, Minnesota.

    He is survived by his parents, Alden "Bud" and Mary Fossen; two brothers, Kevin and Forrest; one sister, Mrs. Hossien (Crystal) Elnashaar; and grandparents, Constance Fossen and Floyd and Eileen Dewey.

    Brent is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-E-20-32)

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