Harry William Dormanan

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  • Name: Harry William Dormanan
  • Location of Birth: Menahga, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: September 21, 1921
  • Date of Death: December 27, 1996 (75 years old)
  • Parents: Caleb Dormanan and Anna (Backholm) Dormanan
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  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: November 1, 1945 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: December 2, 1946 (Release Date)
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    Information from United States World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947:
    Name: Harry William Dormanan
    Gender: Male
    Race: White
    Age: 20
    Relationship to Draftee: Self (Head)
    Birth Date: September 20, 1921
    Birth Place: Menahga, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, USA
    Registration Date: February 16, 1942
    Registration Place: Oregon, USA
    Employer: Unemployed
    Weight: 185
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Height: 6' 2"
    Next of Kin: Anna Dormanan
    Household Members: Harry William Dormanan
    Relationship: Self (Head)

    Harry was a United States Army veteran of World War II, serving in Central Europe.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Harry moved to Deer River, Minnesota and was a mechanic for Sherman Motors Ford dealership.

    He married Irene Torkkola on February 16, 1946.

    In 1961, he moved to Grand Rapids, Minnesota and worked for Blandin Paper Company for 28 years, retiring in 1985.

    Harry is survived by his wife, Irene; a daughter, Judy (Lupe) Longoria; a son, Ronald Dormanan; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

    Preceding him in death was his mother, Anna (Backholm) Dormanan.

    Harry died at Itasca Medical Center in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. No grave information is available at this time.

    Note: Last name is spelled two ways (Dormanan or Dormanen) and birthdate is either September 20, 1921 or September 21, 1921

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