Army Badge
  • Name: Lawrence Joseph Weires
  • Location of Birth: Platte, South Dakota
  • Date of Birth: June 23, 1931
  • Date of Death: September 5, 2013
  • Parents: John Weires & Agnes (Ries) Weires
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  • Highest Rank: CPL (Corporal)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Wars Involved:
    Korean War

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  • Civilian Life:
    Lawrence Weires married Ethel Mitchel. Throughout his life he had been a farmer, truck driver, and resort owner/operator. In retirement he volunteered at Little Lambs Daycare where the children affectionately called him "Grandpa".

    Lawrence died in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Trout Lake Township, Bovey, Minnesota. He is survived by his wife, Ethel, eight daughters, one son, one sister, and many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

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