George Trom, 89, Fargo, formerly Davenport, North Dakota passed away at his home under the care of Hospice and the care of his wife and family.

George was born to Conrad and Grace (Myhra) Trom on October 9, 1920 at Davenport, North Dakota. He grew up and graduated from High School at Davenport, ND. After graduating from High School George hauled coal for $1.00 per load for 3 years. Doris Forness and George Trom were married in Moorhead, Minnesota on June 1, 1942.   He worked for the Hustad-Kelly Dodge Dealership in the used car lot in Fargo. George worked at Hustad-Kelly for 13 years as sales manager. He started his own business, Trom Motors, in Rothsay, Minnesota. George then moved back to Fargo to work at Myhra Equipment as Sales Manager for two years. He  worked at Swedberg GMC as Sales Manager from 1956 until 1966 when he started G & D Camper Sales in West Fargo, ND. George later became factory rep for Palomino Company until 1982 when he retired.  George enjoyed people, his hobbies were coin collecting, postage stamp collecting, hunting, fishing, bowling, and wood working.

He is survived by his wife, Doris, his 2 godchildren, Bonnie Ellis and Brad Forness; and nieces and nephews.

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  1. Trom family, I send my condolences and a beautiful scripture of God’s loving care for us during such difficult times, Psalms 34:18.

  2. Thornton CODear Doris,

    I am very sorry to hear of the passing of George. He was one of my dad’s, Carl, favorite friends. I remember talking to George when I was about 4 or 5 years old. We always went over to visit with him when he was in town visiting Cy and Grace. Like all of the Troms, he always had a smile waiting for his friends.

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