Irven (Irvin) Roland Ness

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  • Name: Irven (Irvin) Roland Ness
  • Location of Birth: Duluth, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: March 27, 1923
  • Date of Death: September 24, 1963 (40 years old)
  • Parents: Roy E. Ness and Ventla (Hendricks) Ness
  • High School and Class: 1941 - Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College: Vocational School in Superior, Wisconsin
  • Highest Rank: CPL 4 (Corporal 4)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: United States Army Air Corps
  • Date Sworn In: April 29, 1943
  • Place Sworn In: ?? Records were destroyed in a fire in St. Louis, MIssouri
  • Date of Discharge: April 4, 1946
  • Place of Discharge:
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  • Military Highlights:
    Served in Germany.
    Served with the Special Service Company in World War II

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Records indicate two different spellings of first name: Irven and Irvin

    Funeral services for Irven, who died September 24, 1963 in Spooner, Wisconsin, were held Saturday afternoon at Dahls Mortuary in Spooner.

    Survivors include his wife, Ruby of Spooner, Wisconsin; a daughter, Katherine; and a son, David; his mother, Mrs. Ed Erickson of Bovey; his father, Roy Ness of Coleraine; a brother, Rayfield Ness of Berkeley, California; and a sister, Mrs. William (Genevieve) Hitchcock, of Wichita Falls, Texas.

    Mr. Ness was a graduate of Greenway High School and served in the Army Air Corps in World War II.

    Mr. Ness is buried in Spooner City Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Washburn County at Spooner, Wisconsin.

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