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Vivian Joan Umphress Bjork
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Birth: Oct. 31, 1931
LaSalle County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 30, 2005
Mount Prospect
Cook County
Illinois, USA


Services for Vivian "Joan" Bjork (nee Umphress), 73, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 605 W. Golf Road, Mount Prospect.

Interment will be in Swedish Lutheran Cemetery #2 at Varna, IL.

Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. today, at Friedrich's Funeral Home, 320 W. Central Road (at Northwest Highway), Mount Prospect, IL, and from 10 a.m. until the time of the services Wednesday, at the church.

Born October 25, 1931, in Streator, IL, she died Saturday, April 30, 2005.

Mrs. Bjork attended Illinois State University and was active at Trinity United Methodist Church, PEO and served on the safety commission in Mount Prospect.

She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother and a good friend of many.

She was the wife of Claude T. Bjork, whom she married on May 6, 1951; mother of Paul Bjork, David (Sheri) Bjork, Bethany (Uwe) Balzis, Susan Bjork and Scott (Amy) Bjork; grandmother of Travis, Forrest, Schuyler, Caitlin, Max, Jacob, Shane, Alexander, Andrea, Hunter and one on the way; and sister of Roberta (Van) Garrison and the late Maxine (Bob) Lenz.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.

For information, )847)255-7800 or

TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2005
Family links: 
  Robert Cecil Umphress (1904 - 1986)
  Ruth Ida Palm Umphress (1904 - 1997)
  Claude Theodore Bjork (1929 - ____)
  Ruth Maxine Umphress Lenz (1929 - 1998)*
  Vivian Joan Umphress Bjork (1931 - 2005)
*Calculated relationship
Birth date on stone is October 31, 1931 and the obituary says October 25, 1931.
First Lutheran Cemetery #2
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Bonnie Koke
Record added: Aug 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57247286
Vivian Joan <i>Umphress</i> Bjork
Added by: Bonnie Koke
Vivian Joan <i>Umphress</i> Bjork
Added by: Bonnie Koke
Vivian Joan <i>Umphress</i> Bjork
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 Added: Jan. 23, 2015

- Bonnie Koke
 Added: Aug. 17, 2010

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