Charles "Charlie" Alfred Bischoff

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  • Name: Charles "Charlie" Alfred Bischoff
  • Location of Birth: St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 17, 1911
  • Date of Death: February 8, 1994 (82 years old)
  • Parents: William Bischoff and Ivey (Berry) Bischoff
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  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: May 11, 1945 (Enlistment Date)
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: December 8, 1945 (Discharge Date)
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    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Charles Alfred Bischoff
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 29
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: August 17, 1911
    Birth Place: Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Registration Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: Itasca County Highway Engineer
    Height: 5' 11"
    Weight: 170
    Complexion: Light Brown
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Hazel
    Next of Kin: Amber Irene Bischoff (wife)

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Charlie moved to Bigfork, Minnesota at the age of three with his family and to Grand Rapids, Minnesota in 1940.

    He worked for the State of Minnesota and Itasca County road department and Hawkinson Construction from 1946 until retirement as superintendent in 1976. He was a member of the Community Presbyterian Church for 55 years where he served as trustee. He was a member of the Grand Rapids Fire Department and Cap Baker Lions Club of Grand Rapids, Minnesota. He was an avid outdoorsman.

    Preceded in death by his wife, Amber, in 1986, son, Jay, in 1987, and brother William, surviving relatives include sons; Charles "Mike", George, Stephen; daughters, Barbara Bullock, Amber Goldstein, Nancy Kandle, Patricia McCarty; special friend, Harriet Harder; brother Ty; twenty-six grandchildren and twenty-six great-grandchildren.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-F-05-0-4)

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