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  • Name: Kermit "Bud" Joseph Akre
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 20, 1918
  • Date of Death: May 10, 1979
  • Parents: Joseph Akre and Irene (Hamilton) Akre
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  • Branch: Navy
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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Kermit "Bud" Joseph Akre married Virginia (Vale) Erickson (aka Dolly) on September 28, 1940 and helped raise her children Ben and Vail Petis. They had a son, Duane Kermit Akre. He later married Myrtle Gunvor Sorgren-Morken. Myrtle had two children-Carl Bradley and Tobilyn Marita Morken.

    Bud worked at Blandin Paper Company in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    Buried in Harris Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot 2.30.3.8)

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