Lester Claude Ward

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  • Name: Lester Claude Ward
  • Location of Birth: Bovey, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 21, 1924
  • Date of Death: June 12, 1991 (66 years old)
  • Parents: Claude Ward and Vieno (Koski) Ward
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  • Highest Rank: TEC 5 (Technical 5)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: May 29, 1943 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: March 27, 1946 (Release Date)
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  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Lester was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; four daughters, Patricia McDaniel, Sandra Ward, Sue Evans, and Wendy Wetherbee; his sister, Lorraine Moe; and eleven grandchildren.

    Lester died at the Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd, Minnesota. He is buried in Oak Land Cemetery in Brainerd, Minnesota.

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