|Birth: ||Nov. 29, 1921|
|Death: ||Apr. 16, 2006|
Cape Girardeau County
Kenneth Edward Aldrich, 84, of Cape Girardeau died April 16, 2006, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Nov. 29, 1921, in Sioux City, Iowa, son of Oliver and Flo Wood Aldrich. He and Loraine S. Osgood were married Nov. 22, 1945, in Haverhill, MS. She passed away Sept. 3, 2005.
Mr. Aldrich served in the U.S. Navy from Oct. 8, 1940 to Oct. 30, 1962. He was a veteran of World War II. He spent time with the 1st Marine Division in the Pacific, and was involved with Operation Deep Freeze No. 1 from 1955 to 1956 in the Antarctica.
He was a 1970 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University.
He was a former science teacher at Scott City Junior High School.
He was of Catholic belief.
Survivors include two sons, Steven V. Aldrich of Fulton, MO; Russell E. Aldrich of St. Petersburg, FL; seven grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and a grandchild.
Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home, Thursday. A joint graveside service for Mr. Aldrich and his wife will be held Friday at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, with the Rev. David Dohogne officiating. Full military honors for Mr. Aldrich will be conducted by Missouri Honors Team. Entombment will follow.
CAPE GIRARDEAU (MO) SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN, 18/Apr/2006
Oliver E Aldrich (____ - 1956)
Floy L Aldrich (____ - 1978)
Loraine S Osgood Aldrich (1924 - 2005)
Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield
Plot: Sec CR Row A Site 010
Maintained by: IWPP Custodial Account
Originally Created by: Jean ღ
Record added: Apr 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13989192
My husband is full of memories of your stories you told your students. What a great example for those who knew you. Thank you for your service so those who knew you could learn from you. Rest in Peace!|
Mary ( Richards) Masterson
Added: Mar. 22, 2014
Thank you for serving in the U.S. Navy. All gave some, and some gave all; our freedom hasn't come free.|
Added: Apr. 4, 2013
Mr Aldrich,You were a great teacher. I will never forget the firecrackers under the chairs of sleeping students! Rest In Peace.|
A Former Student
Added: May. 31, 2007
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