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Louise Bjorklund Lancaster
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Birth: May 17, 1919
North Dakota, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 2002
Elbow Lake
Grant County
Minnesota, USA

Louise Lancaster, 83, of the Barrett Care Center, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2002, at the ELEAH Medical Center in Elbow Lake.

She was born May 17, 1919, in North Dakota to William and Mary (Larson) Bjorklund. She grew up on a farm in Buse Township, Otter Tail County, and graduated from Fergus Falls High School in 1938.

On Dec. 6, 1942, Louise was united in marriage to Robert Allen Lancaster at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls. Shortly after their marriage, he was called to serve in the U.S. Army, and she lived with her parents. After his discharge in 1945, the couple moved into a small trailer in North Ottawa Township of Grant County, where he began working for Art Rustand. Mr. Lancaster died Sept. 20, 1978. She moved to Elbow Lake, where she became a member of the First Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed needle work, especially embroidery. She entered the Barrett Care Center on Aug. 20, 1986.

Survivors include her son Gordon Lancaster, and his fiance Linda Swenson, of Fergus Fails; grandsons Jay of Fargo and Tyler of Fergus Falls; sisters Ruth Stensrud of Spokane, Wash., and Agie Long of Sparks, Nev.; brother Wally Bjorklund of Fergus Falls; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Robert; brothers Everett, Glenn and Gordon; and one sister, Della.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at First Presbyterian Church in Elbow Lake with Rev. Paul Nelson officiating. Burial will be in Hereford Cemetery, rural Wendell. Arrangements were through Erickson-Smith Funeral Home in Elbow Lake.

Obituary: The Fergus Falls Daily Journal - August 9, 2002

Family links: 
  William Bjorklund (1874 - 1962)
  Mary Bjorklund (1885 - 1969)
  Robert Allen Lancaster (1915 - 1978)*
  Gordon Lee Lancaster (1950 - 2010)*
  Everett W Bjorklund (1915 - 2000)*
  Walton M Bjorklund (1917 - 2004)*
  Glen R Bjorklund (1917 - 1988)*
  Louise Bjorklund Lancaster (1919 - 2002)
  Gordon Warren Bjorklund (1926 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Hereford Cemetery
Grant County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: T Burt
Record added: Feb 28, 2009
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Louise <i>Bjorklund</i> Lancaster
Added by: T Burt
Louise <i>Bjorklund</i> Lancaster
Added by: T Burt
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- T Burt
 Added: Feb. 28, 2009

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