|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1924|
|Death: ||Mar. 27, 2011|
William G. "Bud" Aschenberg, 87, of Lafayette, died at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, March 27, 2011, at St. Anthony's Healthcare in Lafayette, where he had resided the past two and a half years.
Born in Lafayette, on Jan. 1, 1924, he was the son of the late Maurice and Helen Dienhart Aschenberg.
He was a graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School and a lifelong Lafayette resident. He served in the Army during World War II from 1943 to 1946 in the Pacific theater with the 132nd General Hospital on the island of Biak.
He married Dorothy J. Moss in Lafayette on Sept. 3, 1949. She died April 5, 2004.
He was employed as a maintenance man for St. Boniface Catholic Church for 30 years. Mr. Aschenberg was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and Studebaker Drivers Club. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening and tending to his rose garden. He also was involved with Alcoholics Anonymous for more than 15 years, helping found a group at St. Boniface Church.
Surviving is a daughter, Barbara J. Gustafson (husband: Dave) of Mulberry; four sons, William J. Aschenberg (wife: Robin) of Magnolia, Del., John M. Aschenberg (wife: Julia) of West Lafayette and Thomas P. Aschenberg (wife: Susan) and James P. Aschenberg (wife: Laura), both of Lafayette; and a brother, John F. Aschenberg (wife: Norma) of Lafayette.
Also surviving are 14 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Rita Kline and Helen Wiese Grogan.
Friends may call at the HAHN-GROEBER FUNERAL HOME, 1104 Columbia St. Lafayette from the Rosary at 4:45 until 8 p.m. Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Thursday, St. Lawrence Catholic Church, Fr. Dan Gartland officiating, with interment to follow at St. Boniface Cemetery with American Legion Post 11 military graveside rites.
Maurice John Aschenberg (1894 - 1967)
Helen Ann Dienhart Aschenberg (____ - 1965)
Dorothy J. Moss Aschenberg (1927 - 2004)
Rita M. Aschenberg Kline (1918 - 2002)*
William G Aschenberg (1924 - 2011)
John F. Aschenberg (1933 - 2011)*
Saint Boniface Cemetery
Created by: Sherry Salla
Record added: Mar 29, 2011
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