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James Farstad


April 17, 2019

MALTA- James Farstad 95, passed away on January 25, 2019 at Hi-Line Retirement Center. Memorial Services will be Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Malta Lutheran Church at 11 a.m.

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Jim was born December 21, 1923, to Pedar and Julia Farstad in North Dakota. He attended school there and then spent nearly two years in the U.S. Navy where he served on a PT boat in the Pacific.

He married the love of his life Dagmar Hjelmstad and they were blessed with two children Deanna and James Jr. (deceased). He began working for grain elevator...

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