Margaret Bjorkman (1935 - 2012)

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Margaret A. Bjorkman

April 3, 1935 - December 20, 2012

SALEM - Margaret was born in Salem, Oregon to Lawrence and Evelyn Bach in 1935. After graduation from Sacred Heart Academy in Salem, Maggie went on to be a Medical Secretary. She later became a stay-at-home mom for her and her husband Chuck's children.

Their hobbies included fishing, camping, reading, and watching sports. We will always remember Maggie as a strong volunteer, which won her the Volunteer of the Year award for the city of Salem in 1980.

Margaret is preceded in death by her husband Chuck Bjorkman, and son Steve Bjorkman. She is survived by her daughters Carol and Kay, son Craig Bjorkman, eight grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. Margaret's kind, caring nature and love of chocolate will always be remembered by her family and friends.

In lieu of flowers any donations can be made to the 's "Hope Through Heroes" tribute site at kintera.org. A full link can be found at keizerchapel.com.

A memorial mass will be held on Saturday, December 29th at 11:00am at Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Salem.

Arrangements by Keizer Funeral Chapel.

Published in StatesmanJournal on Dec. 27, 2012
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