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Stephen Leonard "Steve Chet" Cvetkovich
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1929
Monroe
Monroe County
Michigan, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1983
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

An amazing Steel Guitarist who played with many of the big names of his day such as Buck Owens and Susan Raye. For many years in Portland, Oregon he played music with wonderful local musicians such as Buddy Simmons. He was a well loved musician in the Portland area for many years. The last band he played in before his death was the GreenRiver Band. It was with this band that he played steel guitar on his final record, which was posthumously dedicated to him.

Steve died of cancer.

Military:
Name: Stephen L Cvetkovich
Birth Year: 1929
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Michigan
State of Residence: Michigan
County or City: Monroe

Enlistment Date: 11 Jan 1946
Enlistment State: Michigan
Enlistment City: Detroit
Branch: Air Corps
Branch Code: Air Corps
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for Hawaiian Department
Component: Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
Source: Enlisted Man, Regular Army, after 3 months of Discharge

Education: 2 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Tinsmiths, coppersmiths, and sheet metal workers
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
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Inscription:

Stephen Leonard Cvetkovich
PFC US Air Force
Jan. 1, 1929
Nov. 17, 1983
 
Note: Headstone is in fairly good shape.
Private First Class, Air Corps, U.S. Air Force
 
Burial:
Willamette National Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Sectin E Site 1590
 
Maintained by: Rebecca Dunlap
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 547789
Stephen Leonard Steve Chet Cvetkovich
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Stephen Leonard Steve Chet Cvetkovich
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Stephen Leonard Steve Chet Cvetkovich
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I sure miss you Steve.
- Rebecca Dunlap
 Added: Oct. 19, 2012
REST WELL//GODSPEED//MUSIC MAN
- Jeannie
 Added: Aug. 21, 2012

- Erin
 Added: Aug. 20, 2012
 
 
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