George Fredrick Cehlar

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  • Name: George Fredrick Cehlar
  • Location of Birth: Pottstown, Pennsylvania
  • Date of Birth: February 27, 1909
  • Date of Death: April 14, 1982 (73 years old)
  • Parents: John Cehlar and Mary (Katrick) Cehlar
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  • College:
  • Highest Rank: TEC 4 (Technical 4)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: February 6, 1945 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: October 26, 1946 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Information in the United States, World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: George Fred Cehlar
    Gender: Male
    Age: 31
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: February 28, 1909 (February 27, 1909)
    Birth Place: Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA
    Residence Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Registration Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Employer: S K F
    Height: 5' 9"
    Weight: 200
    Complexion: Dark
    Hair Color: Brown
    Eye Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Mary Cehlar (mother)

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    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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