Memorial Service Held for Beatrice Bjorklund

MERCER ISLAND, WA (May 4, 2012) – A memorial service is being conducted today at Covenant Shores Health Care Center for Beatrice (Johnson) Bjorklund, 94, widow of former Evangelical Covenant Church pastor Paul Bjorklund. She died April 16.

Bjorklund was born January 20, 1918, and was the only child of her parents, who emigrated from Sweden. She earned her nursing degree from Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago.

The Bjorklunds were married in October 1943. They served churches in Chetek, Wisconsin; St. Paul, Minnesota; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Orlando, Florida; and Chicago, Illinois. They retired to Covenant Shores in Mercer Island.

She is survived by daughters Carol Duffus and Juliana Bjorklund.

Donations may be made to First Covenant Church in Seattle.

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