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Elvin I. Aasness

July 24, 1916 - Jan. 6, 2008 SPICER -- Elvin Irie Aasness, 91, of Spicer died Sunday at his daughter's home in Albert Lea, after a long illness. The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Evangelical Covenant Church in New London. Burial will b...

July 24, 1916 - Jan. 6, 2008

SPICER -- Elvin Irie Aasness, 91, of Spicer died Sunday at his daughter's home in Albert Lea, after a long illness.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Evangelical Covenant Church in New London. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Stiklestad Cemetery near Doran.

Visitation will be two hours prior to the service Monday at the church. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in New London.

He was born July 24, 1916, in Bradford Township near Doran, to Ole and Eline (Skrove) Aasness. He attended a country school and graduated in 1935 from Campbell High School. He farmed and then went into business with his brother building homes in Portland, Ore., and several homes in Fergus Falls.

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He married Alice Hegstad on June 29, 1948, in Powers Lake, N.D. They lived in Fergus Falls from 1948 to 1959. In 1959, they moved to a farm near Doran, where he farmed for several years. In 1985, they moved back to Fergus Falls. Alice died in 1993.

He married Alvina Lindquist on Dec. 10, 1994. They lived in Spicer.

He is survived by his second wife; daughters: Marie Aasness Davis of Albert Lea, and Karen (and Larry) Lindquist of Spicer; sevengrandchildren; a great-granddaughter; Alvina's children: Dennis (and Marlys) Lindquist of New London, Carolyn (and Larry) Poe of Atwater and Rosemary (and Gary) Wallace of Coon Rapids.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, five sisters and five brothers.

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