Elsie J. Bjerklund
Elsie J. Bjerklund, 88, a resident of Grayslake, IL passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL. She was born July 1, 1930 in Chicago, IL to Jasper and Eline Nelson. Elsie enjoyed crafting and sewing on many different projects. She had worked as a Registered Nurse at Lutheran General Hospital for 35 years. Elsie was the wife of Gunnar for 37 years, mother of Allan (Kathy) Barnett, Bruce (Carol) Barnett, Cheryl (Ron) Schmalz, grandmother of 5, and great-grandmother of 6. All funeral arrangements were privately held and arranged by Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org or facebook.com.