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Donald J. Aanestad
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1933
O'Brien County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 2008
Wapello County
Iowa, USA

Donald J. Aanestad, 74, of 2131 First Ave. SE died Friday Oct. 10, 2008 at St. Luke's Hospital after a long illness.

Don was born on Oct. 15, 1933 in Hartley, the son of Ralph and Helen Larson Aanestad. He graduated from Augustana College in Rock Island. Don married Carol L. Hyde on Aug. 29, 1954 in Ottumwa.

He was a general insurance agent for Ohio National for 25 years, retiring in 1998. Don was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, the Kiwanis Club, Elmcrest Country Club, the Cedar Rapids Life Underwriters Association, and the Estate Planning Council. He enjoyed time spent with his family, golf and proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Survivors include his wife, Carol; a son, Erik (Jane Ann) of Athens, Ohio; a daughter, Pamela (Michael) Rosenberg of Cedar Rapids; and a brother, David (Katherine) of Iowa City. He is also survived by five grandchildren, Elizabeth Rosenberg Smith, James and Adam Rosenberg and Hayley and Marshall Aanestad.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and son, Stephen.

Memorial services were held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 13, 2008 at St. Mark's Lutheran Church. Rev. Perry Fruhling and Rev. Nan Hirleman Trimpe officiated. Inurnment at Cedar Memorial Park Mausoleum Columbarium.

Published in the Ottumwa Daily Courier from 10/14/2008 - 10/15/2008
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  Stephen Alan Aanestad (1956 - 1956)*
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Cedar Memorial Park
Cedar Rapids
Linn County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Flintstone
Record added: Oct 15, 2008
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Donald J. Aanestad
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KOREA - You served our country faithfully. May we always cherish our freedom by honoring your memory. God bless you!
- Darlene T.
 Added: May. 19, 2012

- Flintstone
 Added: Oct. 15, 2008

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