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Orin & Helen Bjerke - 1947

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Orin & Helen Bjerke - 2020

Couple celebrates 73 years of marriage

Orin & Helen Bjerke celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary on June 11, 2020 with a wonderful private family dinner. 
Orin Bjerke and Helen Underland were high school sweethearts at Hettinger, ND. They were married on June 11, 1947 in Miles City. Helen Underland Bjerke was born & raised on a farm 18 miles north of Hettinger.  After they married they lived in Ralph, SD - where Orin was born & raised and farmed with his father Olaf Bjerke -until 1960 when they moved to Helena, MT. When they arrived in Helena, Orin became a carpenter. He retired in 1990.  Helen was a partner in the Hi-Tri Drive-In and Diner and a homemaker. She retired in 1993. 

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