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Alton Thomas Asleson


Mon, Jun 29th, 2015
Posted in Fountain Obituaries



Alton Thomas Asleson, 68, of Fountain, died Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Clara House in Harmony, Minn.

Alton was born August 20, 1946, the son of Victor & Marian Asleson of rural Fountain. He graduated from Chatfield High School. On July 1, 1967, he married Becky Miller and they raised two daughters.

Alton was involved in his dad’s dairy operation, but quickly became more involved with a farrow to finish hog operation on his own farm. Alton served on the Fillmore County Pork Producers Board for several years. He was lifetime member of Root Prairie Lutheran Church and served on its board. He was also a board member of the Root Prairie Cemetery Association.

Alton is survived by his wife, Becky of nearly 48 years, daughters: Jonna (Howard) Washington of Bloomington and Jonell (Pat) Haider of Eagan: and three grandchildren: Monty, Reece, and Maya Washington. A brother-in-law, Reagan (Diane) Miller; nephews; a niece; and many cousins also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service was held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Root Prairie Lutheran Church in rural Fountain, with Pastor Karla Kirkeby officiating. Burial followed in the Root Prairie Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation took place on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from 5 p.m. - 7p.m. at Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield and continued hour prior to the service on Wednesday at church.

Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield assisted the family with arrangements.

Verna Elmira Haugen

Mon, Jun 22nd, 2015
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Verna Elmira Haugen, 88, of Lanesboro, died Friday, June 5, 2015, at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield. Verna was born Feb. 11, 1927, in Holt Township, Fillmore County, to Andrew and Matilda (Evenson) Olson. She attended school through ..... 
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Rose Ann Barker

Mon, Jun 22nd, 2015
Posted in Harmony Obituaries

Rose Ann Barker formally of Harmony, Minn., passed away March 19, 2015, while in hospice care in Phoenix, Ariz. Rose Ann Donna Mae was born July 28, 1929 to Charlie and Agnes Anderson in Remer Minn. She graduated from Remer HS in 1947. Upon grad ..... 
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Rodney Lee Copeman

Mon, Jun 22nd, 2015
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Rodney Lee Copeman, 76, of Chatfield, died Wednesday, June 10, 2015, at the Mayo Clinic Hospital - St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester. Rodney “Rod” Lee Copeman was born on Monday, March 13, 1939 to Charles Levenous “Lee” and Louise S. (D ..... 
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Dixie Sue (Horsman) Duellman

Mon, Jun 22nd, 2015
Posted in Spring Valley Obituaries

Dixie Sue (Horsman) Duellman, age 72, of St. Charles, Minnesota, was born into eternal life on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. Dixie, daughter of Darrell Wayne Horsman and Edith Marion (Holets) Horsman was born on Jan ..... 
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Arlyss Jean Peterson

Mon, Jun 22nd, 2015
Posted in Peterson Obituaries

Arlyss Jean Peterson, 84, of Peterson, died Saturday, June 13, 2015. Arlyss was born September 19, 1930 in St. Charles to Charles and Ruby (Elliot) Lowe. She was raised in Winona, graduating from Winona High School. She worked at Bay State Millin ..... 
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Melvin L. Wikre, Jr.

Mon, Jun 15th, 2015
Posted in Lanesboro Obituaries

Melvin L. Wikre, Jr., 84, of rural Lanesboro, Minn. died on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, Wis. Melvin was born on October 26, 1930, in Story City, Iowa to Melvin Sr. and Julia (Berge) Wikre. He moved with his fa ..... 
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Gerald “Jerry” D. Higgins

Mon, Jun 15th, 2015
Posted in Ostrander Obituaries

Funeral services for Gerald “Jerry” D. Higgins, 69, of East Moline, IL, were at 10 A.M. Friday, June 5, 2015 at the Van Hoe Funeral Ltd., East Moline, IL. Burial took place at Rock Island National Cemetary. Visitation was 4:00-7:00 PM Thursday ..... 
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Lyle John Meeker

Mon, Jun 15th, 2015
Posted in Chatfield Obituaries

Lyle John Meeker, 90, of Chatfield, passed away June 8, 2015. Lyle was born June 26, 1924 to John Hiram Meeker and Mary Emily (Baker) Meeker in Jordan Township. Lyle grew up in the Chatfield area. He married Lorraine Clara Bicknese on March 16, ..... 
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