SFC Calvin Lee Doan

SFC Calvin Lee Doan

Birth
Clinton, Vermillion County, Indiana, USA
Death 30 Jan 2005 (aged 65)
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Chesapeake City, Cecil County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 75038865 · View Source
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Published in The News Journal on Feb. 2, 2005

Calvin Lee Doan U.S. Army Retired Age 65 of Elkton, MD passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 30, 2005, at Christiana Hospital after being stricken at work on Friday evening. Lee was born and raised in Clinton, IN, son of Ansel and Mary Doan. He served over 20 years in the U.S. Army, and had made Elkton his home for the past 14 years. Lee served his country proudly as a member of the U.S. Army for over 20 years, retiring in 1976. During his military career, he served stateside and in Germany, Korea and Vietnam. Sergeant First Class Doan was awarded the Army Commendation medal, the Soldiers Medal for Heroism, the Good Conduct medal, 2 Bronze Stars, and the Soldiers Medal for Valor. After retiring from the military, Lee held various managerial positions, then owned his own business, Christiana Laundromat, in the Taylor Town Center, for the past 5 years. Lee was truly a family man. He enjoyed his children, especially spending time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed traveling and fishing, with his favorite fishing trips being in WI. He also was an avid woodworker, and he had a collection of beer steins from Germany. Lee touched the lives of many people. He will be remembered for his quick wit and overwhelming sense of humor to all. He truly loved life. Lee will be sadly missed by his beloved wife of 32 years, Mija Choi Doan; sons, Donald Lee Doan of Manitowac, WI, Steven Douglas Doan of Marion, AR and Richard Allen Doan of San Antonio, TX; daughters, Dyann Marie Creighton of Potomac, IL, Marguerita Truskosky of Danville, IL and Mary Choi Doan of Elkton, MD; 13 grandchildren; and 1 great grandson. Family and friends are invited to Lee's Life Celebration on Wednesday, February 2, 2005, at BEESON MEMORIAL SERVICES OF NEWARK, 2053 Pulaski Highway, Fox Run (302-453-1900), from 6 to 8 pm, and again on Thursday, February 3, 2005, from 12 to 1 pm at the funeral home. His funeral service will begin at 1 pm, with interment immediately following in Bethel Cemetery, Chesapeake City, MD, with full military honors. BEESON MEMORIAL SERVICES "A Life Celebration Home"


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  • Created by: Becky Doan
  • Added: 16 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75038865
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SFC Calvin Lee Doan (23 Mar 1939–30 Jan 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75038865, citing Bethel Cemetery, Chesapeake City, Cecil County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Becky Doan (contributor 46821009) .