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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  • Date Sworn In: January 28, 1946 (Enlistment Date)
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: January 31, 1966 (Discharge Date)
  • Place of Discharge:
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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.

    Information in the United States, World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946:
    Name: Clarence P. Eiynck
    Race: White
    Marital Status: Single, without dependents (Single)
    Rank: Private
    Birth Year: 1928
    Nativity State or Country: Minnesota
    Citizenship: Citizen
    Residence: Sherburne, Minnesota
    Education:: 1 year of high school
    Enlistment Date: January 28, 1946
    Enlistment Place: Fort Snelling, Minnesota
    Branch: Air Corps
    Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers , and Enlisted Men)
    Source: Enlisted Man, Regular Army, after 3 months of Discharge
    Height: 00
    Weight: 149

  • Wars Involved:
    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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