Valera "Val" June Eggleston Flogstad

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  • Name: Valera "Val" June Flogstad (Eggleston)
  • Location of Birth: Niles, Michigan
  • Date of Birth: April 14, 1922
  • Date of Death: May 23, 1996 (74 years old)
  • Parents: LeRoy Eggleston and Mable (Johnson) Eggleston
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  • Highest Rank: PFC (Private First Class)
  • Branch: Army
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  • Date Sworn In: September 1, 1943 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: February 7, 1945 (Release Date)
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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Val was a member of the American Legion Post 60, American Legion Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, F.O.E. Aerie 2469, Moose Lodge 2023, and Itasca Medical Center Auxiliary.

    Preceded in death by her parents, LeRoy and Mable Eggleston, a brother and a sister; Val is survived by her husband, Carl Theodore Flogstad; five sisters, Janice Gustafson, Virginia Groven, Vera Moriarty, Mable Beach, and Jean George; and two brothers, Van and Roy.

    Val died at Itasca Medical Center in Grand Rapids, Minnesota from lung cancer and is buried in Round Lake Cemetery at Aitkin County, Minnesota. (Block 47, Lot 1, Grave E)

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