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Luster “Mac” McMinn

Born: 11/28/1919

Died: 8/28/2004

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Luster “Mac” McMinn passed away peacefully with his family at his side on August 28, 2004, at the Palo Alto Veterans Hospital in Palo Alto, California. Luster was born November 1, 1919, in Ozark, Arkansas, to Charles and Lillian McMinn.

He was a man devoted to his country having served one tour of duty during World War II and two tours each during the Korean conflict and the Vietnam War. In total, Luster spent 30 years in the U.S. Navy as an aircraft mechanic, retiring in 1972 as a Senior Chief Petty Officer.