Darrell Ray Emerson

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  • Name: Darrell Ray Emerson
  • Location of Birth: Deer River, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 16, 1923
  • Date of Death: January 25, 2003 (79 years old)
  • Parents: Roy Emerson and Emma (Hall) Emerson
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  • Highest Rank: TEC 4 (Technical 4)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: May 29, 1943 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: February 16, 1946 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Darrell Ray Emerson
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 18
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: October 16, 1923
    Birth Place: Deer River, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Deer River, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: June 30, 1942
    Registration Place: Deer River, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: Minnesota Highway Department
    Height: 6'
    Weight: 160
    Complexion: Dark
    Hair Color: Black
    Eye Color: Blue
    Next of Kin: Emma Emerson

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Darrell as a longtime employee of Western Itasca Review and also was self employed as a printer.

    He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2720 of Deer River, Minnesota.

    He was a resident of Becky's House.

    Darrell is survived by daughters, Barb (Ron) Kulla and Joanne (Jene Dombovy); son, Larry (Kim); five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and numerous nephews and nieces.

    Preceding him in death were his wife, Shirley; parents, Roy and Emma Emerson; brothers, Earl, Robert, LeRoy and Russell; and sisters, Goldie Martin and Verna Merritt.

    Darrell died in Duluth, Minnesota and is buried in Olivet Cemetery at Deer River, Minnesota.

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