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Janice E Bjorklund
(02-25-1940 - 10-06-2014)

Janice Bjorklund passed away at Sherman Hospital in Elgin on October 6, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 25, 1940 to Emanuel and Beatrice Scribano. She graduated from the University of Illinois in 1960 with a degree in Elementary Education, and taught until 1966. She married Lowell Bjorklund in August of 1961. She loved music, played the guitar, and was part of a singing group for many years. She loved the outdoors, camping, cooking, and traveling. She was a member of Christ the Lord Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her husband; daughter Melinda (Rob) Freres; son Steve (Jill) Bjorklund; grandchildren Robbie, Cait; sister Sandra (Rob) Robertson; and sister-in-law Josephine Scribano.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Ron Scribano.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 18 at Christ the Lord Lutheran Church, Elgin at 11 AM. Memorial visitation will take place from 9:30 AM until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ronald McDonald House, Easter Seals or Christ the Lord Lutheran Church. Laird Funeral Home is assisting the family. For more information www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com or (847) 741-8800.

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