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Avice Arlene Bjerke

July 15, 1930 September 8, 2018
Avice Arlene Bjerke
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Avice Arlene Bjerke, age 88 of Shakopee passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Emerald Crest in Shakopee.
Avice was born on July 15, 1930 in Litchville, North Dakota the daughter of Justin and Myrtle (Linn) Smedshammer. She married Leonard Bjerke on April 4, 1951 in Kathryn, North Dakota.
Avice was a hoot and could light up the room with her humor. She is very loved and will be missed greatly by her family and friends including her husband of 67 years, Leonard; children, Patricia (Jim) Smith and John Bjerke; grandson, Justin Smith; siblings, Ray (Karen) Smedshammer, Marie (Jack) Rourke, Betty Gackle, Tootie (Larry) Fueller, Jerry (Linda) Smedshammer, Norris (Connie) Smedshammer, Ivan (Phyllis) Smedshammer; sister-in-law, Shirley Smedshammer; brother-in-law, Maynard (Diane) Bjerke; many extended family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Justin and Myrtle; siblings, Erma (Bud) Peterson, Inez (Brom) Clegg, Lolly (Don) Opdahl, Dwight Smedshammer; brothers-in-law, Larry Gackle, Hal Bjerke; sister-in-law, Lorraine Stokes.


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