Herbert Evald Younggren

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  • Name: Herbert Evald Younggren
  • Location of Birth: Jessie Lake Township, Itasca County, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 25, 1920
  • Date of Death: March 12, 1994 (73 years old)
  • Parents: Evald Younggren and Svea (Nyberg) Younggren
  • High School and Class: 1939 - Grand Rapids Ag School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: 1941
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  • Date of Discharge: 1942
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  • Military Highlights:
    Herbert was a United States Army Veteran of World War II, serving from 1941 to 1942.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Herbert married Gladys Winterquist on October 31, 1943.

    He worked for Potlatch Corporation in Cloquet, Minnesota for 39 years, retiring as a foreman in 1983.

    Herbert was a member of the Potlatch Quarter Century Club, the Foresters, and Grace Baptist Church, all of Cloquet, Minnesota. He was a senior volunteer driver for Carlton County for many years.

    Preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Wayne in 1966 and Merlyn in 1981; he is survived by his wife, Gladys; one son, Tim; three daughters, Karen Thorson, Marjorie Doty, and Darlene Tuura; two brothers, Loyal and Charles; ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

    Herbert died in his home and is buried in Apostolic Lutheran Church at Esko, Minnesota.

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