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Dorothy Lucille Yerkes Bjorkman ’40

Dorothy Lucille Yerkes Bjorkman ’40, April 29, 2002, in Portland. She attended Reed for one year, a year that she said influenced her entire life. In 1938, she graduated from the Northwestern School of Business and took accounting at Mt. Hood Community College, working as a part-time stenographer and bookkeeper for the Griffith Rubber Mills until her retirement in 1978. She married Leonard Bjorkman in 1941, and they had two children. Survivors include her son and daughter, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2002

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