Rodney Loring Foix, Sr.

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  • Name: Rodney Loring Foix Sr.
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: July 14, 1924
  • Date of Death: February 19, 1987 (62 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: PHM2 (Pharmacist's Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Military Highlights:
    Rodney served in the United States Navy during World War II as a corpsman.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Rodney lived most of his life in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    He worked for Leisure Hills Nursing Home for the past eighteen years as a licensed practical nurse and later in the maintenance department.

    He married Betty Smith on August 7, 1946.

    He was preceded in death by a son, Rodney, Jr., who died in 1980.

    Survivors are his wife, Betty; daughters, Marylee Kirkpatrick, Dianna Benes, and Brenda Stockwell; a son, Douglas; a sister, Joy Leaf; a brother, Leroy; sixteen grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

    Rodney died at Itasca Memorial Hospital in Grand Raids, Minnesota and is buried in Harris Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot

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