Matthew "Matt" Aden Dexter

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  • Name: Matthew "Matt" Aden Dexter
  • Location of Birth: Scituate, Rhode Island
  • Date of Birth: October 21, 1927
  • Date of Death: September 9, 1981 (53 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: M SGT (Master Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Military Highlights:
    Matt served over 20 years in the military in Japan, Germany, Korea, Vietnam, and Iceland.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II
    Vietnam Era

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  • Civilian Life:
    Matt was married to Johnnie Williamson on February 10, 1944.

    He moved to Grand Rapids, Minnesota after retirement from the service in 1972.

    Matt was an avid fisherman and hunter.

    He is survived by his wife, Johnnie; three daughters, Mrs. Al (Jean) Frank, Mrs. Larry (Shirley) Greiner and Pat Steinert; one sister, Muriel Amidon; six brothers, Warner, Kenneth, George, Mervin, Russell, and Bill; and six grandchildren.

    Matt died at Itasca Memorial Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Harris Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

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