Earl Joseph Bouvette

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  • Name: Earl Joseph Bouvette
  • Location of Birth: Pembina, North Dakota
  • Date of Birth: March 24, 1914
  • Date of Death: September 10, 2002 (88 years old)
  • Parents: Louis Bouvette, Sr. and Emma (Lafond) Bouvette
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  • Highest Rank: TEC 4 (Technical 4)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: June 2, 1942 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: November 13, 1945 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Earl served in the United States Army during World War II as a medic from 1942 until his honorable discharge in 1945.

    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Earl Joseph Bouvette
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 26
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: March 24, 1914
    Birth Place: Pembina, North Dakota, USA
    Residence Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Registration Place: Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: Village of Grand Rapids
    Height: 5' 5"
    Weight: 135
    Complexion: Sallow
    Hair Color: Black
    Eye Color: Hazel
    Next of Kin: Emma Bouvette (mother)

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    On February 14, 1948, Earl was united in marriage to Agnes Dahlgren in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. He was a longtime employee of Butler Mining Company, retiring in 1980.

    Earl was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Grand Rapids Gun Club, and the National Rifle Association. Throughout the years, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.

    He is survived by many nieces and nephews and two cousins.

    Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Agnes, and a brother, Bill.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-C-31-2-4)

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