Army Badge
  • Name: Erhart "Eddie" Fredrick Linser
  • Location of Birth: Garfield, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 11, 1910
  • Date of Death: February 16, 1995
  • Parents: Julius Linser & Emma (Zieske) Linser
  • High School and Class: 1931 Alexandria High School, Alexandria, Minnesota
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: TEC 5 (Technical 5)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: August 10, 1942
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: December 25, 1945
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Military Awards:

  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Erhart F. Linser
    Race: White
    Age: 29
    Birth Date: December 11, 1910
    Birth Place: Ida Township, Douglas, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Garfield, Douglas, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: Garfield Co-op Creamery Association., Garfield, Douglas, Minnesota
    Weight: 145
    Height: 5-8
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Mrs. Erhart F. Linser, wife, Garfield, Douglas, Minnesota

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Eddie Linser married Lorraine Wick in 1948 in Bovey, Minnesota. He was a custodian and bus driver for Greenway School District 316 of Coleraine for 24 years, retiring in 1975.

    Eddie died in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minnesota (Block 139). He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; one daughter, Lynette Feyma; two sons, Thomas Linser and Daniel Linser; a brother Julius Linser; and four granddaughters. He was preceded in death by his parents and eleven brothers and sisters.

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