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George F. Cehlar
- Name: George F. Cehlar
- Location of Birth: Pottstown, Pennsylvania
- Date of Birth: February 27, 1909
- Date of Death: April 14, 1982 (73 years old)
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- Highest Rank: TEC4 (Technical 4)
- Branch: Army
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World War II
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George was raised in Pennsylvania where he attended schools. He came to Grand Rapids, Minnesota 21 years ago from California where he lived for a short time.
George and his wife, Mona, owned and operated the Fire Side Inn in Grand Rapids, Minnesota for 17 years.
He was a member of the VFW Ponti-Peterson Post, the McVeigh-Dunn American Legion Post, the Cooties, Disabled American Veterans and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2469.
He is survived by his wife, Aldona "Mona"; a daughter, Mrs. Ernie (Georgeana) Virsinger; a son, John; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Robert (Janet) Antler; a sister, Mrs. John (Anna) Taraskas; a brother, Joseph; ten grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-07-1-3)
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