Clarence Parcher Chambers

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  • Name: Clarence Parcher Chambers
  • Location of Birth: Remer, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 19, 1921
  • Date of Death: September 6, 1997 (76 years old)
  • Parents: Willaim Chambers and Florence (Jackson) Chambers
  • High School and Class: Remer High School, Remer, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: Army Air Force
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  • Military Highlights:
    He was a United States Army Air Force veteran of World War II and served in Indo-China.


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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Clarence married Mary Ludenback on August 29, 1941 in Remer, Minnesota.

    Following the service, he lived in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and was a longtime area resident. He worked at the CCC camps in the Cass County area for sometime. He worked as an electrician for Blandin Paper Company for thirty-seven years, retiring in 1983, and was a member of Independent Union of Paper Makers.

    He is survived by his wife, Mary; two daughters, Linda Chambers and Shirley Broking; two sons, Dick and Ken; a sister, Ella McCahon; a brother, Leo, eleven grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.

    Preceding him in death were his parents; three brothers, Amos, Jess and Burt; three sisters, Elsie Block, Opal Chambers, and Violet Armstrong.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-08-29)

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