ASWEGAN, Henry D. 1857-1944
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 8/11/2014 at 21:34:15
Henry D. Aswegan Grundy Pioneer Died Wednesday
Henry D. Aswegan, who resided in Grundy county and in Beaver township 62 years, died at his home near Stout last Wednesday evening after an illness of but three weeks. He was 87 years old last January, but had enjoyed good health until his last illness came upon him.
Funeral services were held on Monday afternoon at Bethel Lutheran church in Parkersburg. The services were conducted by Rev. J. H. Reents, local pastor. Burial was in Salem's Lutheran cemetery, two miles north of Fern.
Mr. Aswegan was born in Remels, Ostfriesland, Germany, Jan. 15, 1857. In 1878 he and Gretje Mueller were married in Germany. Four years later they came to America and to Grundy county. They located on a farm in Beaver township, Grundy county. Seventeen years after their marriage the wife died. About a year later Mr. Aswegan married a second time and this wife survives him. The couple lived on the same farm in Beaver township for 48 years.
Surviving are the widow, six sons and one daughter. The sons are David and Emo of Beaver township; John, Bristow; Carl and Talaus, Parkersburg, and Joe who is with the American army in England. The only daughter, Mrs. Onna Meyer, lives at Allison.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 25 May 1944, pg 12
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