Rev. Dr. Robert Charles Bjorklund, 77, of Bethany died Sept. 1, 2010. Bob was a United Methodist minister for more than 40 years in Oklahoma, Arizona, and California.
Bob was born Oct. 13, 1932, in St. Paul, Minn. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve before being called to the ministry. While attending Garrett School of Theology, he met Margaret Mary Ellen Harris. They were married 53 years. He received his doctorate from Claremont School of Theology.
His ministry career began in 1957 in California. His work in Oklahoma began in 1982, and he served at Jones, OKC-Hillcrest, and OKC-Church of the Servant.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret; sons Scott and Todd; and three grandchildren.
Memorial service was Sept. 19 at OKC-Epworth UMC.
Mboweh Elisha Nagbe was born Sept. 8, 2010, in Oklahoma City. She is the daughter of Kula and Rev. Elijah Nagbe, pastor at Spencer UMC.