April 2, 2014 | Volume 101 / Number 14

Hartvik Palmer Garsjo

Hartvik Palmer Garsjo, 93, passed away peacefully of natural causes on March 26, 2014, at Prairie Ridge Village in Glasgow.

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He was born on April 6, 1920, to North Valley County homesteaders, Adolf and Martha Garsjo. His birthplace was the railroad section foreman's house in Nashua. He was reared with seven other siblings, Marvin, Dagny, Alvhild, Helga, Alfred, Ernest, and Victor. While growing up, he attended country schools at Harding (Tomato Can) and Grain.

At Nashua High School, he was twice selected to the all-state football team and in 1939 he was a state wrestling champion. His sport...

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