Bjarne Frafjord


Bjarne Frafjord, 94, Bismarck, ND, passed away on June 16, 2020.


A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, June 19, 2020 at Bismarck Funeral Home.  Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Bismarck, ND.  A livestream of the service will be available on the Bismarck Funeral Home Facebook page.


Bjarne Johan Frafjord was born on November 8, 1925 to Daniel and Rakel Frafjord in Stavanger, Norway.   He came to the United states in 1949 to Halliday, ND to work as a farmhand where he met his wife, Alice Biffert in the spring of 1953.  They were married on November 7, 1953 and were blessed with 66 years of marriage.


In 1963 they moved to Bismarck.  Bjarne was an avid woodworker and loved to spend time in his garage creating wood bowls and quilt racks for his family.  He was a dedicated family man.


Bjarne will be deeply missed by his wife, Alice Frafjord; son, Gary (Marvy) Frafjord of Moville, IA; grandchildren, Rakel (Mike) Willer, Johan (Robin) Frafjord, Jared Frafjord

(Tonya Johnson), and Kelsey Frafjord (Joshua Holtz); great-grandchildren, Katie Johnson, Timmy (Brittany) Ell, Kristen Meyer, Rowynn Frafjord, Jagger Frafjord and Simon Frafjord; great-great-grandchildren, Carson Sander, Kaden Sander, Nohla Ell, and Daxton Ell; and sister, Ruth Nodland of Stavanger, Norway.



He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Dale Frafjord; daughter-in-law, Diane Frafjord; brothers, Torvald, Erling, and Dogfinn Frafjord; and sisters, Berget Hogstad and Jenny Risa.




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