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Sharon Bjerkager

August 23, 1949 — April 22, 2016

Sharon Bjerkager, 66, Wahpeton, ND passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016 at CHI St. Francis Health, Breckenridge, MN. The funeral service will be on Wednesday, April 27, at 1:30 PM at Bethel Lutheran Church, Wahpeton, with Rev. Jim Gustafson officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Galchutt, ND. Arrangements are entrusted to Vertin-Munson Funeral Home, Wahpeton, ND.

Sharon was born on August 23, 1949 in Breckenridge, MN to Gilbert and Berdella (Wiese) Bjerkager. Her family lived on the family farm near Galchutt, ND and Sharon graduated from Richland 44 High School. In 1968, Sharon moved to Wahpeton with her parents. She worked as a cook at Cal's Diner and the Northern Grill in Breckenridge, MN and at Lund's Café, the Leach Home, and St. Catherine's Living Center in Wahpeton. She also worked as an animal caretaker at Chahinkapa Zoo.

Sharon was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church and loved to cook. She spent a lot of time gardening and taking long walks. She will be missed by her only surviving brother, David Bjerkager, Wahpeton, ND and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Berdella Bjerkager, and her brother, Glenn Bjerkager.


Visitation

Bethel Lutheran Church
607 6th Street North
Wahpeton, ND 58075

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Service

Bethel Lutheran Church
607 6th Street North
Wahpeton, ND 58075

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
1:30 PM

Cemetery

St. John's Cemetery-Galchutt

Rural Galchutt, ND

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
3:15 PM

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