Lyle B. Christenson

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  • Name: Lyle B. Christenson
  • Location of Birth: Tracy, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 2, 1927
  • Date of Death: August 7, 1977 (49 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: S SGT (Staff Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch: United States Merchant Marine
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  • Military Highlights:
    Lyle joined the United States Merchant Marine as a young man and later enlisted in the United States Army serving in the Quartermaster Corps until 1947.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Lyle was raised in Tracy, Minnesota where he attended schools.

    In 1954, Lyle married Delores Penhald in Iowa.

    He was a member of the Ponti-Peterson Post of the VFW of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    Survivors include his wife, Delores; two daughters, Julie Christenson and Mrs. Randy (Joan) Bailey; one son, Jay; and one brother, Donald.

    Lyle died at this home and is buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-07-2-9)

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