Joseph E. Yocus

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  • Name: Joseph E. Yocus
  • Location of Birth: Joliet, Illinois
  • Date of Birth: March 27, 1921
  • Date of Death: November 14, 2010 (89 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: GM 2 (Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer
  • Branch: Navy
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    World War II

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    Joseph was married to his first wife, Loretta Wallace, and after her death, he married Tillie Norberg on January 24, 1953.

    They owned and operated Snow White/King Koin Laundromat for many years.

    Joseph retired from the United States Postal Service.

    Joseph was preceded in death by his wife, Loretta in 1949, second wife, Tillie in 1997; a son, Joseph; and a sister, Anne Klowkoski.

    Surviving family includes his children, Joel Yocus; Dennis (Donna) Yocus, Bonita Yocus, Joanne (Rick) Nelson; and Tony (Tammy) Yocus; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

    Joseph died in Grand Itasca Clinic and Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Ball Bluff Cemetery at Jacobson, Minnesota in Aitkin County.

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