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Kenneth Roger Kooken

Date of Birth:                   October 14, 1914

Service Number:               827 79 77
Rank/Rating:                    RM3c

Date of enlistment:           01/11/1944
Place of enlistment:          Oakland, MD

Date on USS Champlin:      09/25/1944
Date off USS Champlin:      12/08/1945

Date Discharged:              12/13/1945

Date of Death:                  September 17, 2006

Edna C. Kooken

Thomas A Kogan (Kooken)
Janet Kooken Fazenbaker

Eddie Fazenbaker
Danny Fazenbaker
Patty Fazenbaker
Chris Fazenbaker
David Fazenbaker
Mike Kooken
Kurtis Kooken

Interests and Hobbies:
Crossword Puzzles
Playing the Mandolin

Post World War II Life Experience:

Following his discharge from the service Kenneth returned to employment at the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Mill in Luke Maryland. He spent 44 years working with the company and finally retired in 1977. During this period of time Kenneth completed his education and earned his GED.

Socially, Kenneth enjoyed entertaining elderly residents of area nursing homes, and remained very active in his local church.

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