William "Eddie" E. LaPlant

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  • Name: William "Eddie" E. LaPlant
  • Location of Birth: Swatara, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: June 14, 1911
  • Date of Death: March 7, 2001 (89 years old)
  • Parents: William LaPlant and Bessie (Baty) LaPlant
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  • Military Highlights:
    Eddie served in the United States Army Military Police during World War II.

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    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Eddie married Ada Snyder in 1940.

    He worked as a logger with his father and also for Blandin Paper Company from 1955 until his retirement in 1976.

    He was a member of the Grand Rapids Alliance Church, in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    He is survived by his wife, Ada; three daughters, Kay Bouchie, Kathleen Krogh, and Joan Lease; a son, Glenn, three sisters, Lillian Surface, Doris Erickson and Alice Bishop; five brothers, Charlie, Lawrence, Lloyd, Robert, Roland and Roy; twelve grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

    Preceding him in death were his parents; a daughter, Diane Whirley; a brother, Henry, and a granddaughter, Sheryl Schepper.

    Eddie died at Itasca Medical Center in Grand Rapids, Minnesota and is buried in Harris Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot 1.4.2.?)

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