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Lynn Bjarnason

July 6, 2019

     Lynn Bjarnason was born on April 13, 1932 to Tryggvi & Gudny (Jonsdottir) Bjarnason on the family farm in rural Mountain, ND.  

     He attended the Sunny Side County School and the Mountain School.  He graduated from Mountain High School in 1950.

     After Graduation, Lynn farmed with his father.  He married Joyce (Bunny) Robinson on November 27, 1958.  They had two children, Tim and Diane.  He loved his family with all his heart and was a wonderful provider and role model. 

     He worked briefly at the Par Site in the Fire Department; and for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad during the winters for many years.  Farming was his passion, as he liked being his own boss.

     Lynn was a member of the Pembina Hills Lutheran Church; served on the Mountain Cemetery Board and Vikur Lutheran Church Board.  He was also a member of the Tongue River Lodge #22.

     He enjoyed farming, traveling, reading, playing cards, visiting with family and friends, and spending time with family at their farm.

     Lynn is survived by his wife, Bunny; daughter, Diane, of Cavalier; Grandson Justin (Carol) Bjarnason, of Grand Forks; Great-Grandchildren, Luther & Olivia Bjarnason, of Grand Forks; Dominic & Kira Bjarnason, of Fargo; Sisters-in-law, Jane Willert of Boulder, Colorado. Margaret Robinson and Doris Robinson, both of Grand Forks; Brothers-in-law, Henry Scheving of El Cerrito, California, and Michael Williams of Hercules, California; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

     He was preceded in death by his parents, Triggvi & Gudny; Mother and Father-in-law, Hage & Julia (Knutson) Robinson; Son, Tim Bjarnason; Grandson, Derek Bjarnason; Brother, Grover Bjarnason; Sisters, Gudrun Hanson, Ramona Williams; and Anna Scheving; Sisters-in-law, Ruth Kliniske and Helen Robinson; Brothers-in-law, Percy Hanson, Steve Kliniske, Charles Willert, Miller Robinson, Marvin Robinson, James Robinson, and Elmer Robinson.

    Lynn passed away Saturday, July 6, 2019 at the age of 87 with his wife by his side at the Pembina County Memorial Hospital in Cavalier.

     Celebration of life will be held on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Vikur Lutheran Church in Mountain, ND.  Visitation one hour prior to the service.  Interment will follow the service at the Mountain Cemetery.  Lunch to follow in the basement of Vikur Lutheran Church.

 

 

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