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AASBERG, Svend 1931-2012


Posted By: K.L. Kittleson
Date: 8/23/2012 at 00:50:38

WAVERLY, IOWA Svend Aasberg, 80, of Waverly, and formerly of Hudson, Iowa, died Sunday, May 27, 2012, at Allen Hospital, in Waterloo, Iowa.

He was born August 7, 1931, in Kvong, Denmark, son of Stefan Marius Georg and Metha Kristena Christensen Aasberg. He married Cleta L. Brown on February 23, 1963, in Cedar Falls. She died on January 24, 2002. He married Janet Marene Hoins on April 25, 2009, in Waverly.

Before coming to the United States to live in 1957, he served in the Danish Royal Army. Mr. Aasberg was a machinist with John Deere, retiring in 1995. He was an active member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Danish Brotherhood of America and the Cedar Valley Danes.

Svend is survived by his wife; three sons, Ken (Anne) Buenzow of Sherman, Texas, Bob (Julie) Buenzow of Hamilton, Illinois, and Bill (Craig) Aasberg of Kalona; a daughter, Kristena (Chad) Aasberg Potratz of Cedar Falls; three stepdaughters, Debbie (Jim) Matt of Clermont, Denise (Sam) Lasley of Columbia, Missouri, and Deanna (Roger ) Arendt of Silver Lake, Wisconsin; four grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren; seven stepgreat-grandchildren; three brothers, Arne and Georg Aasberg, and Bent Hollander, all of Denmark; and two sisters, Edith Paolsen and Esther Vanborg, both of Denmark.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Peder Aasberg; a half brother, Jens Hollander; a sister, Karen Christensen; and his uncle, Kristian P. Christensen.

Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, with burial in Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery, both in Cedar Falls. Visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home, Cedar Falls, and for an hour before services Monday at the church.

Memorials may be directed to the Danish Museum and the church.

Condolences may be left at www.DahlFuneralHome.com .

[Waterloo Courier - June 3, 2012]


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