Chester Alfred Gauper

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  • Name: Chester Alfred Gauper
  • Location of Birth: James, South Dakota
  • Date of Birth: October 21, 1912
  • Date of Death: June 18, 1992 (79 years old)
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  • College: University of Minnesota
  • Highest Rank: S SGT (Staff Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: United States Army Air Corps
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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Chester was a retired biology teacher at Greenway High School in Coleraine, Minnesota.

    He maintained a lifelong interest in educating youth and promoting an appreciation for the environment.

    Surviving relatives include his wife LaVerne; son Allen; daughters Lynn Olds, Marilee Gustafson, and Lorna Mix; brothers Morris and John; sisters Verna Olson, Marion Meyer, and Tish Blake; and seven grandchildren.

    Chester died in Itasca Medical Center in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery at Coleraine, Minnesota. (Block 139)

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