THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Helen M. Bjork
Issue Date: May 13, 2020
Helen M. (Schwartz) Bjork, 97, passed away Monday, May 4, 2020 at Rennes Health Care Center-East in Peshtigo.
Helen was born November 2, 1922, to August and Anna Schwartz in Menominee, Michigan. She was married to Oscar Bjork from Drummond, WI in 1939 and they lived in Menominee, MI where they had 3 children, Carol, Donna, and Sandra.
Helen was a faithful, happy, and loving person. As one of Jehovah's Witnesses, she had helped many people to study the Bible and understand that God cares for us and has provided a beautiful hope of everlasting life under God's Kingdom and how to benefit from the scriptures in our lives now. She loved visiting with the friends from the congregation and family.
Her later years proved to be happy times because of her faith and the loving attention she received. Special thanks to the friends in the Marinette congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, her loving niece, Mary Urbaniak and all the family. Also, the care she received from the wonderful staff and nurses at Rennes-East care facility, helping make her days good!
She is survived by a sister, Rosalie (Ron) Golueke and daughter, Donna (Dennis) Harris from Marinette, WI as well as many Grandchildren; Great-Grandchildren and Great-Great-Grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 brothers, Benjamin and Richard; 3 sisters, Monte, Joan and Emily and 2 daughters, Carol Waterman and Sandra Shumaker, (Hayward, WI).
Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home of Marinette is assisting the family with arrangements.