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Wallace Peter Major
- Name: Wallace Peter Major
- Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
- Date of Birth: September 19, 1921
- Date of Death: July 1, 2002 (80 years old)
- Parents: Peter Major and Mary (Lamoureux) Major
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- Highest Rank: PVT (Private)
- Branch: Army
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Wallace served in the United States Army in the 101st Airborne Division.
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World War II
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Wallace was a lifelong resident of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
Wallace was united in marriage to Eleanor Joseph on October 19,1942 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
He worked for 39 years as a foreman at M. A. Hanna Mining Company, retiring in 1979.
Wallace was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church, the Eagles Club and Ponti-Peterson Veterans of Foreign Wars, all in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; a daughter, Nancy (Albert) Hermiston; a son, Curt (Diane) Major; a brother, Donald (Joyce) Major; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers, Jerome and Lawrence; and a sister, Orpha.
Wallace died at Leisure Hills Care Center in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Harris Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot 220.127.116.11)
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