Edna Margaret Bjorkman

BELOIT -Edna Margaret Bjorkman, 93, of Beloit, peacefully went to be with her Lord on Feb. 23, 2013.

Edna was born on March 17, 1919 in Burkhart, Ohio the daughter of the late Charles and Gertrude (Crock) Zwick.

She was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church, a past member of St. Joseph’s Church and its Altar and Rosary society, and the Ladies Legion Auxiliary #574. She received her 5 years of service pin for her volunteer work at The Concern and was the “Second Pincher” of pierogies at St. Ann’s.

Edna loved word searches, playing cards, especially euchre, enjoyed her independence and being able to drive her car but most of all enjoyed spending time with her family.

Survivors include her daughters, Marilyn (Glenn) Weishaar of Wagram, N.C., Darlene (Harold) Snyder of Salem and Nancy (Dave) Duncan of Alliance; two sons, Clyde (Dot) Bjorkman of Walnut Port, Pa., Ernie (Arlene) Bjorkman of Homeworth; 13 grandchildren, 23 grandchildren and one great great grandchild; a sister, Mary Kress; a brother, Charles (Joanne) Zwick; and two sisters-in-law, Jean Bjorkman and Betty Karlen.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Clyde E. Bjorkman on Aug. 4, 2000, whom she married on Aug. 19, 1939; a brother Carl Zwick; and two sisters, Gertrude Sorg and Ella Smithberger.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday March 2, 2013 at St. Ann Catholic Church officiated by Father Thomas Dyer.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2013 at Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home.

Burial will take place in Highland Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Concern, 125 W. Ohio Avenue, Sebring, OH 44672. Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements are by Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home Sebring, OH (330-938-2526).


(Paid obituary)