Arlo D. Bjorklund, 81

Arlo Dean Bjorklund, age 81, of Buffalo, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018.

Funeral services will take place Friday, Dec. 28 at 10 a.m., with visitation one hour prior, at Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo. Interment will follow at Zion Cemetery in Buffalo.

There was also visitation Thursday, Dec. 27 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo.

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family; www.thepetersonchapel.com.

Arlo was born in Blue Earth, the son of Oscar and Agnes (Rajewsky) Bjorklund.

He graduated from Blue Earth High School in 1955; and attended college at Mankato State University, where he was on the wrestling team under the guidance of Rummy Macias.

Arlo finished his college career at Dunwoody College, and went on to work at Honeywell as a tool and die maker for more than 35 years. He was a member of the Local 1133 Teamsters.

Arlo was united in marriage with Barbara Rundquist July 1, 1961, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. They were blessed with two sons.

Arlo enjoyed fishing, hunting, telling stories, and attending the Buffalo, Delano, and Rockford senior centers.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Bjorklund; parents, Oscar and Agnes Bjorklund; and siblings Arnold Bjorklund, Harriet Rundquist, Blanche Ehlert.

Arlo is survived by his sons, Tony (Lisa) Bjorklund, and Brooks (Trisha) Bjorklund; grandchildren Rachel, Avery, Natalie, Miranda, and Mitchell; and many nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

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