Donald Asleson
Donald Asleson

Donald “Donnie” A. Asleson, 73, of Fountain, died at his home on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018.

He was born to Arnim and Ella (Rain) Asleson on Dec. 13, 1944.

He graduated from Lanesboro High School in 1962.

He married Sharon Joyce Redalen on Dec. 8, 1962.

He worked for Skelgas and moved to the farm and farmed until working in maintenance for the Fillmore County Highway Department after which he retired.

He enjoyed the great outdoors and spent lots of time hunting, fishing and most recently tinkering in his new shed. He also loved gardening and cooking.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon; children, Brenda (Mike) Chiglo, Brian (Kayla) Asleson and Matthew (Kristen) Asleson; son-in-law, Matthew Jamieson; grandchildren, Jerod (Brittany) Chiglo, Jenna (Dan) Root, Nicholas (Carlie) Benson, Nathan Benson, Cole Asleson, Lindsey and Haley Polin and Will, Sammy and Jacob Asleson; great-grandchildren, Tyler Chiglo, Palmer and Parker Root and sisters, Marge (Dick) Fuller, Janice Nelson and Pat (Doug) Sample.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Jody Jamieson; sister, Melva Gislason and brother-in-law, David Nelson.

The memorial service for him was held on Monday, Feb. 19, at Root Prairie Lutheran Church in rural Fountain with the Rev. Chris Miller officiating. Burial will take place at a later date.

Riley Funeral Homes is assisting the family with arrangements.

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