Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Helen Mae Bjork, 93, of Lansing, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010 at the Fairview Care Center in Dodge Center.
Helen was born May 24, 1916 in Richland Township, Iowa to George and Tillie (Lohse) Abbas. She worked as a cook.
Survivors include five daughters, Roberta (Edward) Pinkava, Austin, Norma (Richard) Stiernagle, Owatonna, Marilyn Ailts, Hudson, Wis., Eloise (Gerald) Teschau, Owatonna, Lola (Roland) Hanson, Blooming Prairie; a son, Rodney (Alice) Bjork, Raleigh, N.C.; 14 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; brother, Harold Abbas, Janseville, Iowa.
She is preceded in death by her husband, William Bjork; three sons, Franklin Sprung, Ronald Sprung, Robert Bjork.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010 at Mayer Funeral Home with the Rev. Kristi Koppel officiating. Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Mayer Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Lansing Cemetery.
Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.