Information for John Richard Aschenbrener
14 July, 1911 - 12 February, 1991
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
February, 1991
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo



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Note - A correction and update to the obituary were sent from
the daughter of John Aschenbrener, Jo Anne Aschenbrener.  The correction
is that Jo Anne's name was not mentioned as being a child of John's.
To update the other children's names, they
are Susan Aschenbrener-Wilson and John Thomas Aschenbrener.


 

John Aschenbrener

     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 service.
     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, David, 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.



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