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 Sarah Concordia “Cordie” Bjork

Sarah Concordia “Cordie” Bjork

Birth
Fillmore County, Nebraska, USA
Death 30 Nov 1931 (aged 50)
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Fillmore County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 101526657 · View Source
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Sarah Concordia Bjork was born at Ong, Neb., January 14, 1881. She died November 30, 1831, at her home in Omaha Neb.
She was confirmed in the Lutheran church at Shickley, She moved with her parents to Omaha In January, 1912. Her church membership was transferred from Zion Evangelical Lutheran Congregational Omaha to the Immanuel Lutheran Congregational at Chicago in 1924. at which place she spent the past several years or her life. Her life was an example of unselfish devotion to her family, friends and associates.
She leaves to mourn her departure her mother, Mrs. Christina Bjork, five sisters, Mrs. C. E. Jacobson. Selma, Eleonora. Nellie, and Edith Bjork, of Omaha and one brother, Ernest Bjork of Ong.
The funeral was held from the Ernest Bjork home and the Stockholm Lutheran church east of Ong. Rev. H. L. HasseIl of the Gethsemane Lutheran church of Ong spoke on the text from Romans 8:37. using as his theme "Conquering Through Him." The beautiful singing by Allen Bergquist and Miss Myrtle Christensen brought messages of real power and comfort.
Flowers in glorious array conveyed eloquently the high esteem in which the departed was held. Though the day was very cold and the roads were almost impassable, a large number gathered to tender a final tribute to the noble life of a precious soul departed for a greater and better world.
Interment was in the Stockholm cemetery. Rev. Nels Lundgren of the Zion Lutheran church of Omaha conducted services at Omaha previous to the services here.
(The Nebraska Signal,December 17, 1931, p7c4)


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  • Created by: Richard Swenson
  • Added: 30 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101526657
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Concordia “Cordie” Bjork (14 Jan 1881–30 Nov 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101526657, citing Stockholm Lutheran Cemetery, Fillmore County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Richard Swenson (contributor 47979442) .