Albert Aswegan Jr., 70

Albert L. Aswegan Jr., age 70 of Aitkin formerly of Marshalltown, Iowa died Friday, January 18, 2013 at the Aitkin Health Services in Aitkin, Minn.

Albert was born August 27, 1942 at Des Moines, Iowa the son of Albert and Pearl (Harris) Aswegan. He grew up and attended schools in Des Moines, Iowa and Eldora, Iowa where he graduated from High School in 1960.

He worked in Marshalltown for Fisher Controls until 1986 when he moved to Aitkin, Minnesota. He then worked for the Gorecki Manufacturing Co. in Milaca until 2003 when he retired due to health issues.

He married Patricia J. DeShaw on November 28, 1980 at Malmo, Minnesota. He had served on the Wealthwood Township Board. He loved fishing, woodworking, reading, bird watching and his family.

He is survived by his wife Patricia Aswegan of Aitkin, MN.; Sons: Christopher (Marty) Aswegan of Fredricksburg, VA.; Patrick (Theresa) Aswegan of Oelwein, IA.; Carl (Marilyn) Davis of Minneapolis; Kevin (Lorry) Parrish of Pequot Lakes, MN.; daughters: Lisa (Brian) Wunn of Marshalltown, IA.; Roxanne (Jason) Collins of Marshalltown, IA.; Tracy (Frank) Belisle of Aitkin, MN.; Brothers: Jim Aswegan of New Providence, IA.; Gene Aswegan of Des Moines, IA.; sisters: Gladys (Rick) Eveland of Des Moines, IA.; Clara (Pat) Lawler of Gravios, Mo.; Betty (David) Ellenwood of Fredricksburg, Va.; Virginia (Jack) Scoonover of Des Moines, IA.; 19 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his faithful dog Tina.

He was preceded in death by his parents Albert and Pearl, brothers: Earl, Donald, Dale, Ronald and sister: Barbara.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 2 PM from the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin with Rev. Judith Clark officiating.

Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Arrangements are with the Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home in Aitkin, MN.