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ASWEGAN, Stena 1917-1989


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/4/2016 at 12:33:18

Rites Held For Stena Aswegan

Stena Aswegan, 71, of Grundy Center, passed away on Friday, June 2, at the Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo.

Funeral services were held Monday, June 5, 2 p.m., at the Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grundy Center, with Rev. Calvin Vanderwerf officiating the service.

Dwayne and Elaine Sents sang "Where The Roses Never Fade" and "What A Day That Will Be." The accompanist was Mrs. T. J. Heronimus, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.

Casket bearers were LaVern Mudderman, David Mudderman, Kenneth Sents, Melvin Mudderman, William Schipper and Rodney Sents.

Ushers were Edward Flater and Dale Meester. Mrs. Art Henze and Mrs. Bob Abels were in charge of the floral arrangements.

Interment was in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Grundy Center.

Stena Aswegan was born September 24, 1917, on a farm west of Wellsburg. She was the daughter of William and Meinst Ross Mudderman. She grew up on the farm and attended county school. As a young girl, her family moved to a farm near Stout, where she attended and graduated from country school.

On December 14, 1938, Stena was united in marriage to William R. Aswegan in Stout. After their marriage, they farmed on various farms in the Wellsburg and Buck Grove area. In 1959, they moved to a farm north of Grundy Center, where they lived and farmed until 1973, when they made their home in Grundy Center.

Bill and Stena were custodians for the Hawkeye Bank in Grundy Center for six years.

Stena was a longtime member of the Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grundy Center.

She was preceded in death by her husband Bill in 1984; her parents; one great-granddaughter, Alisha Davis; and two brothers, Evert and Alberhart Mudderman.

Stena is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Larry (Mildred) Rewerts, rural Aplington, and Mrs. Robert (Darlyne) Brower, of Holland; one son, William Aswegan Jr., of rural Grundy Center; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Ben (Tena) Schipper, and Mrs. Rudolph (Gertie) Sents, both of Aplington; and one brother, Gratus Mudderman, of Parkersburg.

A memorial fund has been established.

The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home in Grundy Center was in charge of the funeral arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 8 June 1989, pg 3


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