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Haskell Norris 'Frog' Hartsog

Originally published: Oct. 25
Last modified: Oct. 25

Mr. Haskell Norris "Frog" Hartsog, 83, of West Jefferson, died on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Ashe Memorial Hospital in Jefferson.

Mr. Hartsog was born on March 30, 1930, in Ashe County, to the late Cephas Elcaney and Hattie Howell Hartsog. He enjoyed fishing and making bird houses. Mr. Hartsog retired from Southern Devices.

Funeral services will be held 12 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at the Ashelawn Memorial Chapel by the Rev. Ken Furches. Burial will follow in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Ashelawn Memorial Chapel.

Mr. Hartsog is survived by wife, Janet Barker Hartsog of West Jefferson; son, Mike Hartsog of Salisbury; daughters, Susan Fink and husband, David, of Albemarle, Leslie Osborne and husband, Rick, of Jefferson; stepson, Greg Ashley of Jefferson; brother, John Smith Hartsog of Wilmington, Del.; sister, Mary Norman of Elkin; also surviving are 10 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Flowers will be appreciated, or memorials may be made to Ashe County Youth Football League, c/o Trent Lowder, P.O. Box 1135, West Jefferson, NC 28694.

Words of comfort and remembrance may be viewed or sent to the family through our website at http://www.ashelawn.com.

Ashelawn Memorial Chapel & Gardens was entrusted with Mr. Hartsog's arrangements.

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