Seymour BjorlieSeymour Bjorlie, age 88, resident of McVille, ND, formerly of Pekin, ND, died Thursday, November 25, 2010 at the Nelson County Health System Care Center in McVille, ND.
Seymour Bjorlie, age 88, resident of McVille, ND, formerly of Pekin, ND, died Thursday, November 25, 2010 at the Nelson County Health System Care Center in McVille, ND.
Seymour was born July 29, 1922 in rural Pekin the son of Pedar and Laura (Quam) Bjorlie. He was baptized and confirmed at the Sheyenne Lutheran Church where he has been a life long member. He married Dorothy May Rorvig in Binford on October 24, 1948. They started milking cows and achieved the top grade A dairy herd in the state in the 1960’s. He served on the Bergen Township Board, Pekin Co-op Elevator Board, and the county social service board of Nelson County. Seymour lived on the farm south of Pekin until he moved to the Care Center in 2005. During his retirement Seymour enjoyed woodworking, hunting and fishing.
Seymour will be missed and remembered by his wife Dorothy of McVille, ND; sons Sidney (Dora) of Fort Worth, TX, Russell (Paula) of Loveland, CO and Drs. Kevin (Selina) of Fargo, ND; eight grandchildren Andrea, Eric and Stephen in TX, Tad and Dr. Bo (Kayte) in CO and Kayla, Tanner and Mason in ND; nine great grandchildren; brother Elmer (Brenda) of Pekin, ND; along with many nieces and nephews.
Seymour was preceded in death by his parents and brother Arnold.
Memorial service for Seymour will be Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Sheyenne Lutheran Church, rural Pekin, ND.
Interment will be in the Sheyenne Church Cemetery.
Arrangements with the Stanley-Iverson Funeral Home of McVille.