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Published December 25, 2012, 12:00 AM

Chester Allen Jensen

Chester Allen Jensen, 94, died December 23, 2012 in Fargo, ND.

Chester Allen Jensen was born December 28, 1917 in McIntosh, MN to Arthur and Mabel Alrick Jensen. He attended grade school in Winger, MN and in 1937 graduated from high school in McIntosh, MN. In October 1940 he enlisted in the National Guard at Crookston, MN and was activated into the U.S. Army in February 1941. During his tenure, he rose from the rank of Private to First Lieutenant. While in the European theater, he served with the 3rd Army as part of the 5th Infantry Division. Most of his duties were involved in reconnaissance work from the region of Normandy to Czechoslovakia. He was awarded the bronze star and discharged with honor on January 15, 1946.

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