Mavis June Clemenson Rantala

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  • Name: Mavis June Rantala (Clemenson)
  • Location of Birth: Bovey, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: March 9, 1924
  • Date of Death: March 13, 1984
  • Parents: Olaf Clemenson & Bertha (Nelson) Clemenson
  • High School and Class: 1942 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Other Branch: Cadet Nurse Corps
  • Date Sworn In: July 1, 1943
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  • Military Highlights:
    Mavis Clemenson graduated from the Kahler School of Nursing, Rochester, Minnesota in 1946.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Mavis Clemenson married John M. Rantala in 1945.

    Mavis died in Hibbing, Minnesota and is buried in Nashwauk Cemetery, Nashwauk, Minnesota. She is survived by her husband, John; one son, John Todd; a brother, Olaf Clemenson; three sisters, Irene Metzer, Ferol Yust, and Phyllis Witzel; one granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.

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