Orville W. Yeschick

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  • Name: Orville W. Yeschick
  • Location of Birth: Russell, North Dakota
  • Date of Birth: October 22, 1920
  • Date of Death: June 25, 1996 (75 years old)
  • Parents: John and Adeline Yeschick
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    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    January 6, 1942 November 12, 1947
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    Orville had been a Grand Rapids, Minnesota resident for over 60 years.

    He co-owned and operated Rapids Electric for many years.

    He was a member of Ponti-Peterson Post 1720 Veterans of Foreign Wars, Itasca Lodge AF & AM and North Star Shrine where he was a former cycle patrol member.

    Preceded in death by his wife, Marjorie, in 1986, and a son, James, in 1973; he is survived by three sons, Jon, Jeff, and Jerry; and two grandsons.

    Orville died in Itasca Medical Center in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and was buried with full military honors in Harris Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot

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