Charles Francis Arlich

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  • Name: Charles Francis Arlich
  • Location of Birth: St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 14, 1919
  • Date of Death: September 7, 2006 (86 years old)
  • Parents: Louis J. Arlich and Mary Alice Arlich
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  • Highest Rank: S SGT (Staff Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: Engineers
  • Date Sworn In: May 3, 1942
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  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    May 4, 1942
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  • Military Highlights:
    Charles spent three years in the Pacific as Staff Sergeant in the 532nd Engineer Boat and Shore regiment, from 1943-1946.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Charles married Lois Knusson in 1943 at Fort Ord.

    He worked 30 years in Lithography in Los Angeles, California, and was the fourth president of the Los Angeles Litho Club.

    He retired in the Tri Palm Estates in 1985 and was active in the men's golf club as treasurer and president for 7 years.

    He is survived by his wife, Lois; a brother, Roger; five nieces and six nephews.

    He was preceded in death by brothers, Roy and Eddie; and sister Evelyn.

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