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Aasum, Bennie M. -- 1909 - 1980


Posted By: Barry M. Dahl (email)
Date: 11/24/2010 at 14:42:43

Here is the obituary for Bennie Aasum: 8 February, 1980. Bennie Aasum, 70, died Friday at Tweeten Memorial hospital in Spring Grove following an extended illness. He was born Oct. 21, 1909 near Mabel, the son of Ove and Mary (Benson) Aasum. He farmed in Hesper township until moving to Spring Grove in 1978. He was a life-long member of the Hesper Lutheran church, having served on its council and the building committee. He was a member of Valheim Lodge No. 364 of the Sons of Norway in Spring Grove. On March 14, 1941, he married Thora Lommen at Spring Grove.

Survivors are his wife; two brothers, Judene and Melvin, both of Mabel; three sisters, Mrs. Stella Lommen, Mrs. Gilman (Minnie) Myrah, Spring Grove and Mrs. Blanche Storlie, Mabel. His parents and two brothers preceded him in death.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Hesper Lutheran church. The Rev. Bernhardt Polesky officiated. Burial was in the Hesper Lutheran cemetery. The Roble Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

From the Welch collection.


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