Archive for Thursday, May 31, 2001

Norman B. Hjersted

May 31, 2001

Norman B. Hjersted


Memorial services for Norman Bernard Hjersted, 78, rural Linwood, were Saturday, May 5. Burial was May 6 on his farm.

Mr. Hjersted died Saturday, April 28, 2001 at his family farm.

He was born Aug. 27, 1922, in Chicago, the son of Bernard and Gladys (Wright) Hjersted.

A Navy veteran of World War II, Mr. Hjersted married Joyce Marie George in 1942. They divorced in 1970. He married Maryam Carol Graham on June 19, 1981, near Taos, N.M. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, Timothy Norman Hjersted, of the home, and Lawrence Norman Hjersted, Lakeland, Fla.; two daughters, Karen Diane Marker, Lakeland, Fla., and Ingrid Marie Hjersted, Nonantun, Mass.; and three grandchildren.

Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence, was in charge of arrangements.

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