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Cledith W. Bourdeau
Captain, United States Army
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Cledith Bourdeau Burial in Arlington National Cemetery
Friday, July 6, 2001 at  3:00 PM

Captain Cledith Bourdeau of Coalinga, California who served in Companies L, K, and F, 382nd United States Infantry during the Leyte and Okinawa Campaigns died on Easter Sunday.

Cledith was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross on Leyte. His remains will be placed to rest in Arlington National Cemetery with Full Military Honors at 3 PM, July 6, 2001. 96th Infantry Division Veterans, their Wives, their Children, Grandchildren and Friends are encouraged to attend this Ceremony honoring Cledith Bourdeau who had been active in the 96th Infantry Division Association.



Helen Bourdeau was born December 1, 1918, and passed away in Incline Village, Nevada, April 28, 2006.

She lived parttime in Incline Village with her sons Walt and Joe Bourdeau.

Helen was born in Hagerman, Idaho to Walter and Genevieve Gribble. She was a registered Nurse and served in the Army Nurses Corps in World War II. She married Captain Cledith Bourdeau on December 29, 1945 and lived for 61 years in Coalinga, California.

Cledith died in 2001, and Helen will be buried next to him at Arlington Nation al Cemetery.

She was preceded in death by a granddaughter Lori and 5 brothers and sisters.

She is survived by daughter, Genesse Gentry and husband Bill, sons, Walt, Ed and wife Heidi, John and wife Robin, Joe and wife Sandy, and grandchildren Megan Pi mentel and husband Steve, Luke, William Kelley and wife Adrianna, Jessie, Kale, Will and wife My, Coe, Ryland, and Shawn Bourdeau. Memorial Services will be held on May 25th at 11:00 am at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Coa linga, California.



BOURDEAU, CLEDITH W
CAPT   US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/18/1919
DATE OF DEATH: 04/15/2001
BURIED AT: SECTION 68  SITE 975
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BOURDEAU, HELEN E
1ST LT   US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/01/1918
DATE OF DEATH: 04/28/2006
BURIED AT: SECTION 68  SITE 975
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 29 July 2001 Updated: 22 February 2003 Updated: 25 December 2006 Updated: 20 April 2007
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