|Birth: ||Apr. 20, 1921|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 2003|
North Dakota, USA
Alberta "Bertie" Asplin, 82, of Dilworth, MN, formerly Georgetown, MN, died peacefully on Tuesday, October 21, 2003, at MeritCare, Fargo, ND, after a short illness, surrounded by her husband and family.
Alberta Mae Frantz was born in LuVerne Township, IA, April 20, 1921, to George W. and Ursula (Kubly) Frantz. She received her education in Iowa. On March 30, 1942, she married Harold M. Johnson. They moved to Moorhead, MN, in 1952 and raised their family. She sold Avon for many years until going to work for O'Meara's, a ladies clothing store in Moorhead, in 1969 and worked there until the store closed in the late 1970's.
On July 27, 1974, she was united in marriage to Hubert C. Asplin at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Moorhead. They hobby farmed near Georgetown, MN, until moving to Dilworth, in 2001. Bertie loved gardening, traveling, canning, playing cards, crossword puzzles, and playing games with her family and friends. She will always be remembered for her chicken and homemade noodles, lefse, and pies. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her loving and devoted husband, Hubert; her children, Cheryl (Peter) Dwyer, Roger (Ellie) Johnson, Jeanne (Gary) Strom and Patty (Dale) Nelson, all of Moorhead; and her stepsons, Roger (Rita) Asplin, Altamont, IL, Charles Asplin, Fargo, David (Deb) Asplin, and Paul Asplin both of Moorhead; sisters, Lois Wilson, Waterloo, IA and Eunice Fisher, Fort Dodge, IA; and special niece, Betty (Jack) Guy of LuVerne, IA. Hubert and Bertie share 26 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Ronald; sister, Jewell Heinkel; stepson, Kenneth Asplin; and a grandson, Lon Asplin.
Visitation: Friday, October 24, 2003, from 5 PM to 7 PM, Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead, MN.
Funeral: Saturday, October 25, 2003, at 10 AM at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Moorhead, MN.
Burial: Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo, ND
Sunset Memorial Gardens
North Dakota, USA
Created by: High Plains
Record added: May 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90834079