John "Jack" A. Arnold

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  • Name: John "Jack" A. Arnold
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: April 18, 1922
  • Date of Death: March 13, 1986 (63 years old)
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  • High School and Class: Grand Rapids High School - Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • College: Itasca Junior College - Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: United States Army Air Corps
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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    John "Jack" was a lifelong resident of the area. He married Phyllis M. Joy on October 21, 1942 at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. He worked for M.A. Hanna Mining Company for 40 years and retired from working at the Butler Taconite Plant in 1982. He was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Loyal Order of Moose and the Ponti-Peterson Post Veterans of Foreign Wars, Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    Survivors are his wife, Phyllis; a daughter, Jane Thorne; a son, Frank; a brother, Caryl; an uncle, Gilbert Golla; and two granddaughters.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-10-2-4)

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