E-Edition | Shopper | Observer/Advocate

News and Sports from Windom, MN and surrounding areas | Windom, MN
The Weather Network
weather sponsored by


Advanced Search
search sponsored by


Road Construction

The Dish
Advertising
Legals
Help Wanted
Auctions
Area Churches
Area Sports Schedule
Flooding
Windom Schools
Social Scene
Weather
Birth Announcement Submission
Community Calendar
Cottonwood County Sheriff




home : obituaries : obituaries
February 19, 2020


12/31/2019 10:30:00 AM
Donald Aden

Donald Aden, 81, of Alexandria, formerly of Olivia and Okabena, died Dec. 26, 2019.
A funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m., at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Alexandria.
Interment will follow at Geneva Cemetery in Alexandria.
Visitation will be held Thursday at the church for one hour prior to the service.
Anderson Funeral Home and Crematory in Alexandria is handling the funeral arrangements.
Donald Walter Aden was born Nov. 5, 1938, to Walter and Frieda (Baumgart) Aden at their home in Jackson County. He was baptized in 1938 and confirmed in 1952.
He graduated from Okabena High School in 1956 and the University of Minnesota, before serving in the U.S. Army from 1960 to 1962.
In 1962, he married Janice Carsten. They were married for 55 years until Jan's death in 2018.
In their early years, Don managed Wilder Farms, a 1,000-acre farm in Wilder with 13,000 head of cattle.
In 1974, they moved to Olivia, where he worked for North Central Ag Service, helping manage agriculture properties in Southern Minnesota and surrounding states. The last few years of his career were spent in the Renville County Assessor's Office.
In 2003, Don and Jan retired to Alexandria, where they enjoyed the lakes. They spent their winters in Texas.
Don enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren play sports, an instrument or sing in a choir. He played sports and trumpet and sang in college and church choirs.
He was a member of the Lions Club and Chamber of Commerce in Olivia and served on the church council in various positions at Zion Lutheran in Olivia and St. Paul's Lutheran in Alexandria.
In retirement, he discovered a gift for woodcarving, while also fishing and following his Minnesota sports teams.
In addition to his wife Jan, Don was preceded in death by a sister, LaVonne Leifgren; and a brother-in-law, Dale Olson.
Survivors include his children: Shelly (Rodney) Decker, Darin (Karla) Aden and Karla (Lyle) Mullenbach; eight grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; a sister, Linda Olson; and brothers- and sisters-in-law: Judy (Jim) Stumpf, Jim (Rosie) Carsten and Joan (Gary) Erpestad.








iCitien
ObituariesClassifiedsOpinionColumnsThe DishLegalsContact UsHelp WantedAuctionsLife
Area Classified Ads | Life

 

Copyright © 2019 Citizen Publishing Co. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. 
P.O. Box 309, Windom, MN 56101 507-831-3455

 


Software © 1998-2020 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved