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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.

Loren Lee Graskamp

Mon, Apr 27th, 2015
Posted in Fountain Obituaries

Loren Lee Graskamp, of Fountain, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, April 11, 2015. Loren was born May 27, 1923, in Fountain Township, to Edward and Ethel Graskamp. In 1948, Loren married the love of his life, Dorothy Henke. During the ..... 
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Raymond Schmidt

Mon, Mar 9th, 2015
Posted in Fountain Obituaries

Raymond William Schmidt, age 87, of rural Fountain, Minn., died Monday morning, March 2, 2015, at the Spring Valley Care Center. Ray was born May 31, 1927, on the family farm in rural Fountain the son of William and Lottie (Raabe) Schmidt. He ..... 
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Diane Meyer

Mon, Dec 1st, 2014
Posted in Fountain Obituaries

On the evening of Thursday, November 20, 2014, Diane Lou Meyer of Fountain passed away at home with her family at her side after a short illness. Diane was born March 3, 1939 in Guthrie Center, Iowa to Victor and Beula Towne. Following high school, ..... 
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Willis “Willie” J. Cambern

Thu, Mar 20th, 2014
Posted in Fountain Obituaries

Willis “Willie” J. Cambern, 73, of Fountain, Minn. died Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the Chosen Valley Care Center in Chatfield. Willie was born June 28, 1940 in Preston to Daniel & Evelyn (Smith) Cambern. He attended school in Preston, where h ..... 
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Earl G. Groby

Wed, Nov 20th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Obituaries

Earl G. Groby, 94, of Fountain, Minn., died Thursday, November 14, 2013 at the Spring Valley Care Center. Earl was born on September 3, 1919 in rural Spring Valley, Minn., the son of Vilan and Clara (Rongley) Groby. He attended country school. He ..... 
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Fidelis “F.J.” Wingert

Thu, Oct 3rd, 2013
Posted in Fountain Obituaries

Fidelis “F.J.” Wingert, 90, of Fountain, Mn., died Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Seasons Hospice in Rochester. Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 7, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Preston United Methodist Church with Pastor Beth Perez officiat ..... 
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Nancy Jean Weldon

Fri, Aug 16th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Obituaries

Nancy Weldon, 66, of Fountain, Minn. died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn. She was born May 13, 1947, in Wykoff, Minn. Her parents were Paul W. Miller and Marjorie Schmidt. She graduated from Preston High School i ..... 
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Dorothy Helen Graskamp

By P.J. Thompson

Fri, Jul 19th, 2013
Posted in Fountain Obituaries

Dorothy Helen Graskamp, 89, of Fountain, Minn. passed away Thursday, July 11, 2013, at the Stewartville Care Center of cancer. Dorothy was born April 3, 1924, in Cascade Township, rural Rochester, Minn. to Edward A. and Daisy (Conley) Henke. She ..... 
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