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George Henry Demars, Sr.
- Name: George Henry Demars Sr.
- Location of Birth: Butternut, Wisconsin
- Date of Birth: March 29, 1892
- Date of Death: February 8, 1979 (86 years old)
- Parents: Alex and Carrie Demars
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- Branch: Army
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George moved into this area in 1930.
He owned and operated Demars' Saw Mill in Balsam. George was a member of the Ponti-Peterson VFW Post.
Survivors include his wife, Ella; four daughters, Mrs. Daniel (Hellen) Reed, Mrs. Casper (Alice) Laini, Mrs. Arden (Mary) Crisman, and Mrs. Frank (Caroline) Niemi; three sons, George, Jr., Donald, and Richard; twenty-two grandchildren; three step-grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
George died at Northern Itasca Hospital in Bigfork, Minnesota and is buried at the Balsam Cemetery in Itasca County, Minnesota.
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