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ASMUSSEN, Arthur A. 1919-1998

ASMUSSEN

Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 6/25/2010 at 18:27:50

Arthur A. Asmussen

MARBLE ROCK, IOWA Arthur A. Asmussen, 79, of 211 Railroad St., died Thursday (March 19, 1998) at the North Iowa Mercy Health Center, Mason City.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Reid's Funeral Chapel, Marble Rock, with the Rev. John Albrecht of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Marble Rock officiating. Interment will be in Hillside Cemetery, with a flag presentation by Stroud Gates Post 387 American Legion of Greene.

There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place.

Arthur A. Asmussen was born on January 25, 1919, in Lawton.

Survivors include his good friend and companion, Marge Heft, of Marble Rock; a daughter, Janet Collister, of San Dimas, Calif.; one son, Jerry Asmussen, of Rochester, Minn.; six grandchildren; 10 greatgrandchildren; three sisters, Evelyn Engh, Dorothy McGuire, and Frances Lillie, all of Sioux City; and one brother, John Asmussen, of Tucson, Ariz.

He was preceded in death by his wife, parents and two brothers.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may direct memorials to the Marble Rock First Responders or to the family.

[ Globe Gazette -- from ncigs.org archives ]

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Arthur A. Asmussen

MARBLE ROCK, IOWA Memorial services for Arthur A. Asmussen, 79, of 211 Railroad St., will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Reid's Funeral Chapel with Pastor John Albrecht of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment will be in the Hillside Cemetery. Flag presentation by Stroud Gates Post 387 American Legion of Greene.

There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place.

Arthur A. Asmussen was born January 25, 1919, in Lawton, a son of John and Marie (Harkreader) Asmussen, and died Thursday, March 19, 1998, at North Iowa Mercy Health Center, Mason City, from complications of surgery.

He received his education and graduated from the Sioux City Central High School. He was united in marriage to Genevieve Sandvold on May 10, 1941, in Sioux City. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on March 11, 1942, serving in the South Pacific. Following his discharge on Oct. 19, 1945, he started farming in the Aredale and Marble Rock area.

Art was manager of the Marble Rock Coop Elevator from 1952 to 1969, and then worked as manager for various elevators throughout the Midwest until 1978, when he moved to Chatfield, Minnesota, where he managed the Chatfield Motor Mart for his son. In 1988, he moved to Marble Rock where he was engaged as a farm manager.

He was a member of Cornerstone Lodge 251 A.F. & A.M. of Marble Rock, former member of the Marble Rock Lions Club, and as a pasttime he enjoyed fishing, gardening and was an avid sports enthusiast.

Living family members include his good friend and companion, Marge Heft of Marble Rock; a daughter, Janet Collister of San Dimas, Calif.; a son, Jerry and his wife, Sandra Asmussen, of Rochester, Minnesota; six grandchildren, Rhonda, Jeff, Renee, Scott, Sheila and Amy; 10 greatgrandchildren; three sisters, Evelyn Engh, Dorothy McGuire, and Frances Lillie, all of Sioux City; and one brother, John Asmussen of Tucson, Ariz.

He was preceded in death by his wife on Nov. 2, 1983; parents; and two brothers, Dick and Don Asmussen.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may direct memorials to the Marble Rock First Responders or to the family.

[ Globe Gazette, March 22, 1998 -- from ncigs.org archives ]


 

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