Lester D. Thoveson

   Branch: U. S. Air Force

   Status: Deceased veteran

   Date of Service: 1953-57

   Home Town: Shevlin

Lester Donnelle Thoveson

Lester Donnelle Thoveson was born August 30, 1934 in McIntosh, Minnesota to Oscar and Cora Haugen Thoveson. He grew up in McIntosh and attended elementary school there. He graduated from McIntosh High School in 1952.

Les entered the Air Force in 1953 and was sent to Lackland Air Force Base in Texas for basic training. He was sent for advanced training for electronic technician/multiplex instructor to Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. After training his duty stations included Newfoundland, Greenland and Scott Air Force Base. Les received an honorable discharge in 1957.

Les passed away on August 13, 2007 and his ashes were sprinkled over a place of his choosing.

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