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 Sidney Odean “Sid” Aasum

Sidney Odean “Sid” Aasum

Spring Grove, Houston County, Minnesota, USA
Death 6 Mar 2009 (aged 80)
La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Caledonia, Houston County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 34945316 · View Source
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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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  • Find A Grave Memorial 34945316
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sidney Odean “Sid” Aasum (1 May 1928–6 Mar 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34945316, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Caledonia, Houston County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Bob & Sandi Hamilton (contributor 46980472) .