Gordon M. Bjerk, 71

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    Cannon Falls – Gordon M. Bjerk, 71, of Cannon Falls, died on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis.
    Memorial services were held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the Lundberg Funeral Home in Cannon Falls. Interment will be in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery.
    Gordon Martin Bjerk was born on May 2, 1946 in Fargo, ND, the son of Walter and Mabel (Konickson) Bjerk. He grew up in Moorhead and graduated from high school there in 1964.
    Gordon served his country in the United States Navy from 1966-1972. In 1973, he was united in marriage to Debra Kieffer in White Bear Lake. They lived for a few months in Inver Grove Heights before settling in Cannon Falls.
    Gordon was a machinist for Xcel Energy. Gordon was a member of the VFW and the American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking, and going to their cabin up north.
    Survivors include his wife Debra; children Lisa (Jeffrey) Lansink, Barbara Bjerk, and Brian Bjerk; grandchildren Madeline, Carson, and Stella; and a sister Dianne. He was preceded in death by his parents.
    Online condolences are welcome at www.lundbergfuneral.com. Memorials are suggested to the VFW or the American Legion.
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