Donald “Donnie” A. Asleson died at his home in Fountain on February 12, 2018.
Donald was born to Arnim and Ella (Rain) Asleson December 13, 1944. He graduated from Lanesboro High School in 1962. He married Sharon Joyce Redalen on December 8, 1962. Donnie worked for Skelgas and moved to the farm and farmed until working in maintenance for the Fillmore County Highway Department until retirement.
Donnie 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.
Donnie is survived by his wife Sharon, children: Brenda (Mike) Chiglo, Brian (Kayla) Asleson, Matthew (Kristen) Asleson, and son-in-law Matthew Jamieson. Donnie is also survived by sisters Marge (Dick) Fuller, Janice Nelson, and Pat (Doug) Sample. His pride and joy were his grandchildren: Jerod (Brittany) Chiglo, Jenna (Dan) Root, Nicholas (Carlie) Benson, Nathan Benson, Cole Asleson, Lindsey and Haley Polin, Will, Sammy, and Jacob Asleson; and great-grandchildren Tyler Chiglo, Palmer, and Parker Root.
Donnie is preceded in death most recently by his daughter Jody Jamieson. He is also preceded in death by sister Melva Gislason, brother-in-law David Nelson, and his parents.
The memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, February 19, 2018, at Root Prairie Lutheran Church in rural Fountain, with Pastor Chris Miller officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will take place at a later date.
Riley Funeral Homes is assisting the family with arrangements. To share a memory of Donnie with the family please visit rileyfuneralhomes.com.