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Alieda H. Kluver Asche May 27, 1920 - Sept. 17, 2008

WILLMAR -- Alieda H. Kluver Asche, 88, of Clara City, died Wednesday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

The service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bethany Reformed Church in Clara City. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar and continues for one hour prior to the service at the church.

She was born May 27, 1920, in Rheiderland Township, Chippewa County, to Herman and Ida (Karsjens) Meyer. She grew up near Bunde and attended District 70 in Chippewa County.

She married Wessel Kluver on Feb. 6, 1941, in Clara City. They farmed south of Clara City until 1965 when they moved to Glencoe. Wessel died in 1968.

She married Bruno Asche on July 31, 1970, in Montevideo. Following their marriage, they farmed west of Clara City until 1976. They sold the farm and moved to Willmar where they lived for 20 years. In 1996, they moved to a new home they had built in Clara City.

She was a member of Bethany Reformed Church in Clara City.

She is survived by her husband; children: Lillian (and Dean) Anderson of Henderson, Nev., Leonard Kluver of Eden Prairie, Carol Anderson (and special friend, Fred Wohlman) of Willmar, Rosaline (and Herman) Witte of Atwater, Janice Hansch of Hutchinson, Karen (and Mark) Behrends of Buffalo, Connie (and Lowell) Knapper of Clara City, Dale (and Janet) Asche of Willmar, Deb (and Gary) Slagter of Clara City and James Hansch of Brownton; 27 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and brothers: Ernie (and Ardis) Meyer of Willmar and Stan (and Virgene) Meyer of Montevideo.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, three sisters, six brothers, and two grandchildren in infancy.