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  • Name: Glen Gerhard Monson
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 25, 1940
  • Date of Death: April 16, 2008
  • Parents: Gerhard Monson & Nellie (Brown) Monson
  • High School and Class: 1958 Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Marine Corp
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    Vietnam War

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    After graduating from high school, Glen Monson attended South Dakota State College until he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. Glen married Harriet Harris in Washington in 1981. He resided in Seattle, Washington and worked as a truck driver until his retirement in 2000.

    Glen passed away from cancer in Seattle, Washington. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Harriet; son Gustav (Melanie) Monson; two granddaughters; and a brother Gary (Barbara) Monson. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Carrie.

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