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  • Name: Peter "Pete" Ivan Marinoff
  • Location of Birth: Bovey, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: March 17, 1916
  • Date of Death: September 27, 1984
  • Parents: Steve Marinoff & Kala (Georgiff) Marinoff
  • High School and Class: 1935 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: SGT (Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: November 25, 1940
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: June 16, 1945
  • Place of Discharge:
  • Military Awards:

  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Peter Ivan Marinoff
    Race: White
    Age: 24
    Birth Date: March 14 1916 [all other records list March 17, 1916]
    Birth Place: Bovey, Minnesota USA
    Residence Place: Pengilly, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: None
    Weight: 158
    Height: 5-6
    Complexion: Dark
    Eye Color: Brown
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Krist Marinoff, brother, Pengilly, Itasca, Minnesota

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Pete Marinoff married Mary Nekich in Minnesota. He was a member of the Pengilly VFW Post, a life member of Disabled American Veterans, a former member of ISD 316 school board, and had served as the Pengilly postmaster from 1968 – 1971.

    Pete died in Pengilly, Minnesota and is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine, Minnesota (Serbian Section). He is survived by his wife, Mary L.; one daughter, Bonney Marinoff; three sons, Peter S. Marinoff, Kris J. Marinoff, and James C. Marinoff; two sisters, Carrie Saarela and Mary Casey; and four grandchildren.

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