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Helen Bjork

February 7, 1929 — December 5, 2017

Helen Bjork, age 88 of Pine City, died Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Health East Pillars Hospice in Oakdale, Minnesota.Helen was born February 7, 1929 to George and Alice (Dale) Botsaris in Atlanta, Georgia.Helen enjoyed her jobs as a secretary with two Architect firms; one in Minneapolis and the other in Minot, North Dakota.  She was also a secretary at North Hill Elementary School in Minot, ND and employed as a PCA for 10 years.  Helen volunteered with the Red Cross in Minot, ND at the VAMC.  Helen's husband, Bill, worked for John Deere as a territory manager until 1985; when Bill retired they moved back to Pine City.  Helen enjoyed trips with the family, reading, gardening, playing cards, going out to eat and visiting with friends.  Helen was always there for her family and friends by being very loyal to them and always putting them first.Helen is survived by her daughters Barbara Raudabaugh of Pine City, Lori Mark) Hafner of Vadnais Heights; grandchildren Nick Raudabaugh of Pine City, Amy Raudabaugh of Pine City, Lauren Hafner of Vadnais Heights, Patrick (Larissa) Hafner of San Antonio, TX; great-grandchildren Landon, Noah, and Toby.She is preceded in death by her husband Merlyn "Bill" Bjork, parents George and Alice Botsaris, sisters Mary Harrison, Catherine Leggett, and Valler Nordstrand.Funeral services for Helen will be at 11 AM: Saturday (12/16/17) at the Swanson Funeral Chapel in Pine City.  A time of visitation is planned for one hour prior to the service at the chapel.  The interment will take place at Birchwood Cemetery in Pine City.Funeral arrangements are entrusted to: Funeral and Cremation Service of Pine City, Swanson Chapel of Pine City, MN.www.FuneralAndCremationService.com
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