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Jack Louis Seymour (1934-2018)

 

March 14, 2018



Husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, US airman, park ranger, and all-around good man Jack Louis Seymour passed away peacefully at his home in Goldendale on Tuesday, March 6th.

Jack was born August 24, 1934 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to his father Jack and his mother Margaret Haugen Seymour.

Coming from very humble beginnings, Jack worked from a very young age to help support his family.

Seeking a steady paycheck while still in high school, Jack purposely misreported his age on forms to allow him to join the US Army when he was 17. While in a hospital, after taking shrapnel in the Korean War, Jack's true age was discovered, and Jack was sent back to Iowa to finish high school.

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