|Birth: ||Aug. 13, 1902|
|Death: ||Apr. 25, 2006|
ADAMS -- Myrtle O. Asper, age 103, of Adams, died Tuesday, April 25, 2006, at Adams Health Care Center.
She was born Aug. 13, 1902, in Adams, Minn., to Otto and Mattie (Boe) Halverson. Myrtle graduated from the Adams High School and the Winona State Teachers College. She taught country schools in the LeRoy and Lyle areas prior to her marriage to Oscar C. Asper on Feb. 10, 1926, at Adams, Minn.
She was a member of the Little Cedar Lutheran Church where she was active in the WELCA, women's circles and quilting. Myrtle was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. Her interests included gardening, cooking and baking, and she enjoyed teaching her grandchildren at the dining room table, helping them with writing and penmanship skills.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Jim Schroeder, of Adams, Minn.; grandchildren: Cynthia (John) Jax, of Adams, Minn.; Julie Borseth, of Urbandale, Iowa; Susan (Greg) Nesheim, of Eagan, Minn.; Steve (Audrey) Schroeder, of Adams, Minn.; Darcy (Brian) Mullenbach, of Rochester, Minn.; 12 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sisters: Alice Lindquist, of St. Paul, Minn.; Leone Krug, of Houston, Texas; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, infant son and great-grandson, five sisters and six brothers.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2006, at Little Cedar Lutheran Church with The Rev. Shari A. Mason officiating. Interment will be in the Little Cedar Lutheran Cemetery in Adams. Friends may call at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday.
The pianist will be Megan Schroeder. Casket bearers will be Eric Jax, Aaron Jax, Kevin Jax, Mitchell Schroeder, Matthew Schroeder, Kyle Nesheim and Jason Borseth.
The Adams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Siblings of Myrtle not linked below:
Stella Jonette 1/16/1895; married Lindquist
Henry Wilhelm 8/13/1899; married Ethel Kilsbuy
Leone (born in May); married Orland Krug
Otto Halverson (1863 - 1956)
Mattie E. Boe Halverson (1875 - 1937)
Oscar Carl Asper (1895 - 1982)
Charles Owen Asper (1936 - 1937)*
Hattie Edna Halverson Wiste (1896 - 1986)*
Eddie Johan Halvorson (1898 - 1964)*
Nora M. Halvorson (1900 - 1968)*
Myrtle Ovidia Halverson Asper (1902 - 2006)
Lawrence Seren Halverson (1904 - 1946)*
Orville J. Halverson (1905 - 1970)*
Frederick C. Halvorson (1911 - 1971)*
Lillie Evelyn Halverson Weness (1913 - 1999)*
Maurice Erling Halverson (1918 - 2004)*
Little Cedar Cemetery
Maintained by: Janet Huseby Stephenson
Originally Created by: K. Pike
Record added: Apr 27, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14093108