Carmen Bertha Frizzell

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  • Name: Carmen Bertha Frizzell
  • Location of Birth: Webster, Wisconsin
  • Date of Birth: October 15, 1922
  • Date of Death: March 25, 2016 (93 years old)
  • Parents: Emil Fosmo and Ollowene (Lewis) Fosmo
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Marine Corp
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  • Military Highlights:
    Carmen was a proud Marine WAC and was stationed at Cherry Point, North Carolina during World War II.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Carmen was employed by Pacific State Hospital in California and later moved to Minnesota and worked at Mickey's Diner in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary where she served as the Eagles president from 1992 - 1993.

    Preceding her in death were her parents, Emil and Ollowene Fosmo; a son, Hugh Frizzell; and two brothers, Faye and Irwin.

    Carmen is survived by her brother, Stewart (Barbara) Fosmo; sons, Stephen (Irene), Walter (Linda), and Irwin (Connie); daughters, Maureen Frizzell, Mariann Varin and Candice Monroe; fourteen grandchildren and seventeen grandchildren.

    Carmen died at Grand Village in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-F-41-02)

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