Man, Passes Away
Olaf BARTNESS 73, of 315 Second av. N. Moorhead, died Sunday in his home. A resident of Moorhead 15 years, he formely resided in Hawley and Hitterdal.
Born in Trondhjem, Norway Sept 4, 1878. He came to Clay County as a young man. He operated blacksmith shops in Hawley and Hitterdal until retiring to Moorhed
He leaves Mrs. Barness: three sons Tilman of Dilworth, Oliver of Manchester, Wash. and Lt. Clifford BARTNESS, in the army in Germany: two daughters, Mrs Jewell (Alice) SOLUM, Velva N.D. and Mrs. Pamer (Sophie) CLUSTER, Port Orchard Wash.: a brother in Norway; a sister, Mrs. Martin FOLDEN, 216 Fourth st S. Moorhead, and 12 grandchildren
Mr. BARTNESS was a member of Trinty Lutheran Church
Hawley Herold - February 28, 1952