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George R. Dourand

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George R. Dourand Obituary
George R. Dourand, 95, passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 10:20 p.m., at his home in Monroe Twp.

He was born July 15, 1923, the oldest son of the late Sterling and Emily Dourand.

Corporal George R. Dourand was a member of General George Patton's 3rd Army, and later a member of the Army's military police, where he also played baseball in Germany for several years for the 793rd MPBn, he was a switch hitting 2nd baseman.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sterling Dourand, in 1971; and Emily Dourand, in 1990; his brother, Staff Sgt. William H. Dourand, in 1945, while serving in the Army at the Battle of the Bulge; and his sister, Joan Lacey, in 2016.

He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Jo Dourand; stepson, Kevin Zacharias; stepgrandson, William Zacharias, Monroe Twp.; nephew and niece, Robert and Kelly Lacey; grandnephew and niece, Jeremy and Debbra Whilden; Jacob and Sheena Fallows; grandniece, Emily Jewell Lacey; great-grandniecem Evon Lacey Morton, North Carolina.

A military interment will be held at noon Saturday in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Orangeville.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to www.tunnel2towers.org.
Published in Citizens' Voice on June 7, 2019
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