Jack Clayton Erven

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  • Name: Jack Clayton Erven
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: February 8, 1932
  • Date of Death: November 23, 2004 (72 years old)
  • Parents: Lawrence Erven and Evelyn (Simons) Erven
  • High School and Class: 1950 - Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: GM2 (Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Military Highlights:
    Jack served in the United States Navy from 1950 to 1954.

  • Wars Involved:
    Korean Conflict

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  • Civilian Life:
    Jack married Patricia Orhn in 1955. He worked for Century Motor Freight for 20 years. Jack loved hunting and camping and especially loved his grandchildren.

    Jack was preceded in death by his father in 1969. Surviving family includes his wife, Pat; children Jack, Vicki Cochran, and Tim; his mother, Evelyn; four grandchildren; and one brother, Gene.

    Buried in Harris Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot

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