Marvin Wayne Kangas

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  • Name: Marvin Wayne Kangas
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 10, 1934
  • Date of Death: November 30, 1991
  • Parents: Wayne M. Kangas & Hilda (Nelmark) Kangas
  • High School and Class: 1952 Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: 1957
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: 1959
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  • Civilian Life:
    Marvin Kangas married Linda Tobeck in Hibbing, Minnesota in 1959. He was a self-directed truck driver for logging, mining and trucking operations and did some carpentry work.

    Marvin died in Trout Lake Township, Itasca County, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minnesota (Block 29, Lot 39). He is survived by his wife, Linda; son, Mike; two daughters, Rhonda (Jay) Gould and Kathleen (Keith) Sumner; a brother, Ken; a sister, Diane (Bruce) Mangseth; and three grandchildren.

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