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Mrs Grace Lola Bremer Bjork
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Birth: Jul. 16, 1914
Glen Ellyn
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 2003
Downers Grove
DuPage County
Illinois, USA

Obituary:

"Grace L. Bjork of Wheaton Since 1975."

"Funeral services for Grace L. Bjork (nee Bremer), 89, former 27 year resident of Lombard, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, at First United Methodist (Forest and Duane), Glen Ellyn, with the Rev. Thomas J. Potenza officiating. Born July 16, 1914, in Glen Ellyn, she died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn. Grace was a homemaker, hairdresser and co owner of Glenbard Gardens of Lombard. She graduated from Glenbard High School class of 1932 and was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Glen Ellyn. Grace was an avid bingo player and sports fan, who enjoyed her family and cooking. She is survived by her children Gerald (Carmen) of San Diego, Calif., Helen (Hugh) Henry of Fountain Hills, Ariz., Peggy (Greg) Johnson of Sugar Grove, Ill., William (Kathleen) Kellering, Ohio and the late Donald and Runee; her daughters-in-law, Lyn Bjork of Glen Ellyn and Gunnel Bjork of Sweden; her 15 grandchildren; her 18 great-grandchildren; and by her sister, Emiline Witt of Redlands, Calif. Grace was preceded in death by her husband, Olaf "Edward" Bjork. Visitation will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, at Leonard Memorial Home, Ltd., 565 Duane St., Glenn Ellyn. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, 424 Forest Ave., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 or the American Cancer Society, 999 N. Main St., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. Friends may visit www.dailyherald.com/obits to express condolences and sign the guest book. For funeral information, (630)469-0032."

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from September 8 to September 9, 2003.
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"Grace L. Bjork, nee Bremer, age 89 of Wheaton, formerly of Lombard, loving wife of the late Olof ''Edward''; dear mother of Gerald (Carmen), Helen (Hugh) Henry, Peggy (Greg) Johnson, William (Kathleen) and the late Donald (Lyn) and the late Runee (Gunnel); cherished grandmother of 15; and great-grandmother of 18; sister of Emiline Witt. Visitation Tuesday, 3 to 9 p.m. at the Leonard Memorial Home, Ltd., 565 Duane St., Glen Ellyn. Funeral service Wednesday, 10:30 a.m at First United Methodist Church (Forest and Duane) Glen Ellyn. Interment Forest Hill Cemetery. If desired memorials to the church or American Cancer Society Appreciated. info 630-469-0032."

Published in Chicago Tribune on September 8, 2003. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Bremer (1872 - 1958)
  Emma Sophie Ida Krumwiede Bremer (1876 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  Olof Edvin Bjork (1911 - 1997)
 
 Children:
  Donald Lee Bjork (1948 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lillian Anna Barrus McShane (1896 - 1955)**
  Augusta Caroline Barrus Wilhermsdorfer (Williams) (1898 - 1972)**
  Edward Charles Bremer (1901 - 1977)*
  William Salmor Bremer (1903 - 1992)*
  Emiline Ida Bremer Witt (1910 - 2007)*
  Theodore Louis Bremer (1912 - 2001)*
  Grace Lola Bremer Bjork (1914 - 2003)
  Lola G. Bremer Hellgren (1916 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery
Glen Ellyn
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Grave 1 -- Lot 390 -- Section 5
 
Created by: Michael Harrington
Record added: Jul 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14863598
Mrs Grace Lola <i>Bremer</i> Bjork
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Mrs Grace Lola <i>Bremer</i> Bjork
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