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Herbert Alois Klasek, 88
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McMinnville resident and St. Louis, Mo., native Herbert Alois Klasek, 88, was born July 25, 1924 and died Jan. 30 at his residence following an extended illness.Mr. Klasek served in the United States Navy during World War II assigned to the PBY aircraft as an aerial gunner. He was a lifelong member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars where Mr. Klasek served in various offices as well as post commander. He served as a member of the honor guard for military funerals for 50 years.His professional career included 45 years as an engineer for Century Electric Company (later Gould and Magnetek).