BJORKSTRAND, Christopher J., 35 of New Auburn passed away Sunday, March 10, 2013 at Bloomer Hospital. Chris was born on March 3, 1978 to Bruce and Shirley (Ferrell) Bjorkstrand. He graduated from New Auburn High School in 1996. He married Belinda Sweeney on Dec. 2, 2006 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Bloomer. He was the owner / operator of Bjorkstrand Roofing. He is survived by his wife, Belinda Bjorkstrand of New Auburn; daughters, Nevaeh and Peyton Bjorkstrand both of New Auburn; parents, Bruce and Shirley Bjorkstrand of New Auburn; brother, Cory (Deb) Bjorkstrand of Eagin, MN; sisters, Shelley Bjorkstrand of Roseville, Michigan and Nicole (Juan) Luna of Raleigh, North Carolina; mother in law, Carol (Harold) Gale of New Auburn; Paternal grandparents, Carl (Joan) Bjorkstrand of Richfield, MN. He is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Kenneth and Jeannette Ferrell; great grandmother, Theresa Midderigh; father in law, James Sweeney; brother in laws, Corrie and Joshua Sweeney. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 AM Thursday, March 14, 2013 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Bloomer with Father John Potaczek officiating. Burial will be at Rufledt Cemetery, Bloomer. Visitation will be from 4 PM until 8:00 PM Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the Schriver Funeral Chapel, Bloomer and one hour before the Mass on Thursday. There will be a 7:30 PM Christian Wake Service at the Funeral Chapel on Wednesday.
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