Sjur Hopperstad, Norwegian politician, died at 84

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Sjur Hopperstad, born October 30, 1930 and died September 28, 2015.

Sjur was a Norwegian politician for the Centre Party.

A farmer from Vangsnes, Sjur was a member of Balestrand municipality council from 1960 to 1964.

That year the area around Vangsnes was moved to Vik municipality, and so Hopperstad became a municipality council member there.

Sjur served as mayor from 1974 to 1987.

He was also a member of the county council from 1964 to 1975 and 1980 to 1999.

From 1992 Sjur served as county mayor, and from 1995 as deputy county mayor.

Sjur Hopperstad died at age 84 on September 28, 2015.