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  • Name: Joe Skorich
  • Location of Birth: Taconite, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: January 20, 1918
  • Date of Death: August 26, 1983 (65 years old)
  • Parents: Milan "Mike" Skorich and Boja (Koruga) Skorich
  • High School and Class: Greenway High School - Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Siblings are Milan Skorich, Mary (Skorich) Mandich, Anna Skorich, George Skorich, Angeline (Skorich) Wohlsdorf, John Skorich, Rody Skorich, and Marie Judith (Skorich) Carmichel.

    Joe worked for United States Steel Mining Company for many years until retirement in 1960.

    Survivors include a daughter, Debbie Blackmir; a son, James; two sisters, Mrs. Angeline Wohlsdorf and Mrs. Marie Carmichael; and two brothers, George and Rody Skorich.

    Buried in Lakeview Cemetery at Coleraine, Minnesota. (Serbian Section)

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