Eldor Lennard Fyhrlund

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  • Name: Eldor Lennard Fyhrlund
  • Location of Birth: Cooley, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 4, 1927
  • Date of Death: June 20, 2015 (80 years old)
  • Parents: Sture Fyhrlund and Ellen Linnea (Blom) Fyhrlund
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  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: United States Army Air Corps
  • Date Sworn In: February 4, 1946 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information from United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946:
    Name: Eldor L. Fyhrlund
    Birth Year: 1927
    Race: White, Citizen
    Nativity State or County: Minnesota
    State of Residence: Minnesota
    County or City: Itasca
    Enlistment Date: February 4, 1946
    Enlistment State: Minnesota
    Enlistment City: Fort Snelling, Minnesota
    Branch: Air Corps
    Branch Code: Air Corps
    Grade: Private
    Grade Code: Private
    Term of Enlistment" Enlistment for Hawaiian Department
    Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
    Source: Enlisted Man, Regular Army after 3 months discharge
    Education: 4 years of high school
    Civil Occupation: Crane Operation
    Marital Status: Single, without dependents

    Information from United States World War II Draft Cards, Young Men 1940-1947 (Draft Enlistment and Service):
    Name: Eldor Lennard Fyhrlund
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 18
    Relationship to Draftee: Self
    Birth Date: December 4, 1927
    Birth Place: Cooley, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Pengilly, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: December 11, 1945
    Registration Place: Pengilly, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Employer: Butler Brothers
    Weight: 135
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Blonde
    Height: 5' 6"
    Next of Kin: Sture Fyhrlund

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Eldor married Dona Carlson on January 27, 1968 in Rockford, Illinois.

    Eldor enjoyed golfing, woodworking, reading, and crossword puzzles.

    Survivors include his children, Julia Fyhrlund, Diane (Don) Ware, Steve (Susan) Homan, and Jim (Sandy) Homan; and a brother, Cy Fyhrlund.

    Eldor was predeceased by his parents; wife; brother, Arch; and sisters, Dorothy and Judy.

    A private service was held.

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