Information for John Richard Aschenbrener
14 July, 1911 - 12 February,
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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John R. Aschenbrener,
79, of Nampa, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 1991, at his home.
Vigil services will be celebrated at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb.
15, at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa, by the Rev.
Father James L. Pratt, S.M. Mass of Christian Burial
will be con-celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at St.
Paul's Catholic Church, Nampa, by Father Pratt and the Rev.
Father Francis Springer, S.M. Burial will follow at
Mount Calvary Cemetery, Nampa.
John was born July 14, 1911, at Laona, Wis., a son of
Joseph and Mary Elizabeth Wenzel Aschenbrenner. The
family moved to Idaho Falls in 1912 and he began his education
there. They moved to Nampa in 1922, where he completed
his schooling. He married Wanda M. Smith May 29, 1938,
at St. Paul's Catholic Church and they made their home here.
He became an employee of the Union Pacific Railroad in 1934
and retired a locomotive engineer in 1975 after 41 years of
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and
brother and will be sorely missed by his family.
Survivors include his wife, Wanda, of Nampa; a son and
daughter-in-law, John T. and Anne Aschenbrener of Boise and
Susan Aschenbrener and Jeff Wilson of St. Helena, Calif.;
seven brothers, Joseph Aschenbrenner of Nampa, Albert
Aschenbrenner of Upton, Calif., George Aschenbrenner of Nampa,
Rudy Aschenbrenner of Twin Falls, Tony Aschenbrenner of
Portland, Ore., Leonard Aschenbrenner of Meridian and Bill
Aschenbrenner of Stockton, Calif.; two sisters, Teresa
Aschenbrenner and Marie Aschenbrenner, both of Nampa; six
grandchildren, Ellen, Amy, Beth, Cave, Ed and Corby; and
numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and three
brothers, Rupert, Edward and Frank.
Memorials may be made to a favorite charity or flowers
may be sent.
Friends may call until 9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday, and until 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at Persons-Flahiff
Funeral Chapel, Nampa.