In Memory of David Bjork


Monday November 30, -0001
St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery - Big River
W10137 570th Ave.
River Falls WI,


10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday June 27, 2017
St. Mary's Catholic Church - Big River
W10137 570th Avenue
River Falls WI, 54022

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday June 27, 2017
St. Mary's Catholic Church - Big River
W10137 570th Avenue
River Falls WI, 54022

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David Allen Bjork, 69, of Ellsworth, Wisconsin passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017, at River Falls Area Hospital.
David was born April 10, 1948, in Ellsworth, Wisconsin to Ralph and Helen (Gutting) Bjork. He graduated from Ellsworth High School class of 1966. David married Patricia Ann Van Guilder on June 11, 1971, in Brookings, South Dakota.
Dave loved fishing and hunting. He worked as a maintenance engineer at Ralston Purina in Hager City, WI and S. B. Foot Tanning in Red Wing, MN. He also worked at the Sand Mine in Maiden Rock, WI.
David is survived by his beloved wife, Pat Bjork; daughter, Lisa (Benjamin) Ebbers of Inver Grove Heights, MN; four grandsons, Jesse, Danny, Matt, and Joey Barstad all of Minneapolis, MN; eight siblings, Bob (Annette) Bjork, Bev (Tom) Radkey, Roger (Marilyn) Bjork, Ron (Diane) Bjork, Larry (Debi) Bjork, his twin brother Dan (Carol) Bjork, Vickie (Curt) Wandmacher, and Scott (Joanie) Bjork, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and nephew, Nick Rhiel.
A funeral service for David will be 11:00 am, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at St. Mary’s Big River Catholic Church, in River Falls, Wisconsin. A visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 pm, Monday, June 26, 2017 and from 10:00 am until the time of services at the church. Burial will be at the St. Mary’s Big River Cemetery.
Hill Funeral Home and Cremation Service will be assisting the family.

David's Tribute Wall

Tributes (8):

  • I had the pleasure of working with Dave for many of years at Ralston Purina the Tannery and the sand mine. The way he approached jobs is the way I like to let’s get them done get them done right. Working at the sand mine together there’s really was no pla

  • We are so sorry for your loss. Dave was just an all around nice , funny guy.
    He will be missed
    Mike, Tracy, Nick & Nathan

  • Lisa, Pat and family – So sorry to hear about Dave. He’s such a great guy. Always in a good mood and had something funny to say.

    What is it with County Rd O and leukemia?

    Hope to see you Monday afternoon. I’m thinking of you.