Lloyd Aasen

lloyd aasen
Lloyd Aasen, age 93, of New Hampton, Iowa died on Friday, March 8, 2013 at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare in New Hampton. Lloyd was born in Jacksonville Township, Chickasaw County, Iowa on February 27, 1920, the son of Lars and Sigrid (Kjarvik) Aasen. He was born again to be God’s own child in the Sacrament of Holy Baptism when he was baptized at the Jerico Evangelical Lutheran Church on June 3, 1934. He attended Jacksonville School District #2 School and graduated from New Hampton High School in 1938. Lloyd was inducted into the U.S. Army in 1942 and had nineteen months of service overseas operating the Ordinance Depots at Portsmouth, England and Paris, France. He received two Battle Stars for the Campaigns of Northern France and the Battle of Germany. Following WWII, until 1950, along with his brother Sam, he operated the Aasen family farm. After that time he was employed by Boos Implement until his retirement. Lloyd is survived by one sister Charlotte Ferkenstad of New Hampton; four nephews Gene Guetzkow of Madison, Wisconsin, Loren (Flo) Gordon of Maple Grove, Minnesota, Warren (Dixie) Gordon of Madison, Wisconsin and Craig (Teresa) Ferkenstad of St. Peter, Minnesota; and great nieces and nephews Aaron Ferkenstad, Elsa Ferkenstad, Seth Ferkenstad, Amy Enderlein, Michael Hughes and Terri Olson. He is preceded in death by his parents, four sisters Ella, Gertrude, Martha, and Hanna; and four brothers Oscar, Melvin, Selmar and Merle. Cemetery: Burial will be in Jerico Lutheran Cemetery at Jerico, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to Lloyd's family. Visitation will be from 12:30pm to the time of the service on Monday, March 11, 2013 at Jerico Evangelical Lutheran in Jerico, Iowa. Funeral services will be held at 1:30pm, Monday, March 11, 2013 at Jerico Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jerico, Iowa with Pastor Daniel Larson officiating.

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  1. Please accept our sincere condolences. May the words quoted from this song bring you a measure of comfort as it did for us.
    ”If a man should die, can he live again?
    Hear the promise God has made:
    He will call; The dead will answer.
    They shall live at his command.
    For he will have a longing
    For the work of his own hand.
    So have faith, and do not wonder,
    For our God can make us stand.
    And we shall live forever,
    As the work of his own hand ”(Job 14:13-15)

  2. So sorry to hear of the loss of a friend that always had time for a good visit. He will be missed.

  3. Thinking about Lloyd always reminds us of his pleasant and bubbly little humming you would hear coming from the parts isles at work. You always knew it was Lloyd somewhere in the parts department working and singing to himself. Rest in Peace Lloyd.

  4. I remember talking to Lloyd when my parents and my aunt worked at the John Deere implement. He always had a smile. Reading about Lloyd brought back many memories of visiting the implement. I know it is difficult to have a loved one leave this earth. Hold your memories close and Lloyd will be there too. God bless all of you.

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