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VERNER "VERN" J. BJORKEN

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VERNER "VERN" J. BJORKEN

Verner "Vern" J. Bjorken, 74, a resident of Truth or Consequences, N.M., died at his home on Thursday, March 20, 2014.

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He was born on Oct. 29, 1939 in Duluth, to Vanner E. and Mildred (Lindrud) Bjorken.

Vern was self-employed and had his own Hydraulic Repair business. He enjoyed watching television and spending time with his dog, Sky. He moved to Truth or Consequences, N.M., from Texas ten years ago and enjoyed living in sunny New Mexico.

Survivors include his sons, Dean Bjorken of Sumter, S.C., and Keith Bjorken of Minnesota; and two grandchildren, Blaine Bjorken of South Carolina and Alycyn Bjorken of Arizona.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Vanner E. and Mildred Bjorken; his wife, Nadine, in 2001; and by his sister, Betty Lou.

Cremation has taken place and a private family Memorial Service was held in Truth or Consequences.

Arrangements were by Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc. & Sierra Crematory, LLC, 303 N. Cedar St., Truth or Consequences, NM 87901 (575) 894-2574. For online condolences please visit www.kirikosfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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