Obituary: Frank Bjorkman |

Obituary: Frank Bjorkman

Frank Bjorkman died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Reno.

He was 57 years old.

Frank was born April 29, 1951 in San Francisco, Calif., the youngest child of Stella and Philip Bjorkman. He grew up in Burlingame, Calif.

He came to Tahoe in the early 1970s. He made his home in Crystal Bay. He loved Lake Tahoe and the surrounding mountains, sailing and skiing but most of all his family and pets.

Frank is survived by his wife, Ellen and daughter Julia of Crystal Bay, brother Philip Bjorkman of Grass Valley, Calif., sisters Mary Ann Legate of Carmichael, Calif., and Elizabeth Ladu of Portland, Ore.

Frank was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Bjorkman.

We will have a memorial for Frank on Feb. 7, 2009 at the Parasol Building. located at 948 Incline Way, Incline Village, Nev. Please come and share your memories.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Frank Bjorkman Memorial Fund to benefit his daughter Julia. The account is at Bank of America, account #501006609739.

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