Clarence Paul Eiynck, Sr.

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  • Name: Clarence Paul Eiynck Sr.
  • Location of Birth: Freeport, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: February 4, 1928
  • Date of Death: January 28, 2009 (80 years old)
  • Parents: August Eiynck and Apolonia (Wegleitner) Eiynck
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  • Highest Rank: TSGT (Technical Sergeant)
  • Branch: Air Force
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  • Military Highlights:
    Clarence served twenty-one years in the United States Air Force and during World War II, served in Africa.

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    World War II
    Korean Conflict
    Vietnam Era

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  • Civilian Life:
    Clarence grew up and attended school in Freeport, Minnesota.

    Clarence drove a taxi in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and farmed in the Warba, Minnesota area.

    He was a member of the American Legion Post in Warba, Minnesota.

    In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Isadore, Edmund, and Paul; a niece, Pamela Curtis; a nephew, Claude Curtis; and a brother-in-law, Lloyd Anderson.

    Clarence is survived by four children, Phyllis Clark, Clarence Eiynck, Jr., Patricia (Ron) Rebro, and Larry (Lois) Eiynck; four sisters, Delores (Vernon) Curtis, Luella Anderson, Theadora (Floyd) Anderson, and Violet (James) Swanson; three brothers, Eberhard (Marge), Henry (Val), and August (Doris); fifteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    Clarence died at Evergreen Terrace in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Warba-Feeley Cemetery in Warba, Minnesota.

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