Howard Nelson Eells

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  • Name: Howard Nelson Eells
  • Location of Birth: Pipestone, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: May 23, 1922
  • Date of Death: November 15, 1985 (63 years old)
  • Parents: Nelson Eells and Fannie (Cheney) Eells
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  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: United States Army Air Force
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  • Military Highlights:
    Howard was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Force, South Pacific Theater.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Howard had been a Grand Rapids, Minnesota resident since 1946.

    He worked for Dairyland Electric Co-Op for thirty-nine years and was a line superintendent for the past nineteen years.

    Howard was a member of McVeigh-Dunn Post #60 American Legion.

    He is survived by his wife, Mae; one son, Duane; two daughters, Ruth and Carolyn Buchanan; one brother, Mel; one sister, Marion Toven; and three grandchildren.

    Howard died at Itasca Memorial Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Wildwood Cemetery at Cohasset, Minnesota.

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