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Sidney Odean "Sid" Aasum
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Birth: May 1, 1928
Spring Grove
Houston County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 2009
La Crosse
La Crosse County
Wisconsin, USA

Sidney O. "Sid" Aasum, 80, of Caledonia, died Friday, March 6, 2009, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, Wis.

He was born May 1, 1928, in Spring Grove, to Sverre and Emma (Skorgen) Aasum.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in Germany from November 1954 until September 1956.

On March 16, 1957, he married Barbara Lee at the Stone Church in Houston, and she preceded him in death March 6, 1988.

On Aug. 26, 1994, he married Beverly Lerol-Erickson at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Caledonia.

Aasum was employed as a mason and carpenter for Nelson Construction in Caledonia and then Standard Lumber Company in Caledonia until its closing. He continued working as a self-employed carpenter with Meiners Lumber in Caledonia until 2000.

He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and the Loveless-Eikens American Legion Post #191, both in Caledonia.

Survivors include his wife, Beverly of Caledonia; four children: Sherree (John) Koch and Randy (Jolene) Aasum, both of Caledonia; Lori (Doug) Meyer, Eitzen; and Nathan (Robyn) Aasum, Marshall, Minn.; four step-children: Sue (Lyle) Klug, Caledonia; Peter (fiancée, Rose) Erickson, Peterson, Minn.; Arlene Francois, Chino Hills, Calif.; and David Erickson, Caledonia; seven grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; seven step-great-grandchildren; and a twin sister, Signe Housker, Mabel.

In addition to his first wife, he was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Bernard Housker.

Funeral services were March 11, 2009, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Caledonia. Rev. Steven E. Meyer officiated. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery with military honors by the Caledonia American Legion Post #191.

Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, Caledonia, assisted the family with arrangements.

Spring Grove Herald
Spring Grove, Minnesota
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
 
 
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 Parents:
  Sverre B Aasum (1897 - 1976)
  Emma M Skorgen Aasum (1890 - 1974)
 
 Spouse:
  Barbara LaVonne Lee Aasum (1933 - 1988)*
 
 Sibling:
  Signe O. Aasum Housker (1928 - 2013)*
  Sidney Odean Aasum (1928 - 2009)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Caledonia
Houston County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Bob & Sandi Hamilton
Record added: Mar 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34945316
Sidney Odean Sid Aasum
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Sidney Odean Sid Aasum
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Thank you for serving our country. God bless you.
- T Burt
 Added: Feb. 18, 2010

- Bob & Sandi Hamilton
 Added: Mar. 24, 2009
 
 
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