Harold Bernard Forness

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  • Name: Harold Bernard Forness
  • Location of Birth: Starkweather, North Dakota
  • Date of Birth: June 23, 1927
  • Date of Death: February 26, 1994 (66 years old)
  • Parents: Engvar Forness and Myrtle (Jacobson) Forness
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    World War II

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    Harold moved to the Iron Range in 1946. He lived in Keewatin, Minnesota.

    Harold was a fork lift operator for Erie Mining Company.

    Harold is survived by his wife, Cora (Carter) Forness; five sons, Harold, Jr., Jerry, Ken, Larry, and Mark Coffey; four daughters, Jeanie Warmuth, Patti Desantis, Beth Baum, and Cathy Coffey; three brothers; five sisters, and twenty-three grandchildren.

    Harold died in the University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is buried in Maple Hill Cemetery at Hibbing, Minnesota. (Maplehill-10-15-3 w 1/2). No photo of grave marker is available at this time.

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