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Harlow M. Tesnow

Harlow M. Tesnow

May 29, 1922 - May 26, 2007

GRANITE FALLS -- Harlow Merlin Tesnow, 84, of Granite Falls died Saturday at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Saron Lutheran Church in rural Montevideo.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. The Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Granite Falls is in charge of arrangements. Memorials are preferred to the American Heart Association.

He was born May 29, 1922, in Lac qui Parle County to Fred and Ida (Oman) Tesnow. He attended District 60 school and Boyd High School.

He married Dorothy Norman on Jan. 2, 1945, in Montevideo. He farmed in Chippewa County until he retired in 1987.

He is survived by his wife; daughter: Jill Williams (and Michael Wolfe) of Portland, Ore.; son: Dan Tesnow of Portland; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters: Lucille Pray of Granite Falls and Lorraine Winslow of Dawson.

He was preceded in death by four sisters, including one in infancy.