Sandra Jean Asleson, 65, of Stewartville, formerly of Chatfield, died

Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.

Sandra Jean Wurtzler was born April 16, 1947, in Preston, to Paul and

Mabel (Krueger) Wurtzler. She graduated from Chatfield High School in 1965.

On Aug. 14, 1965, she married Gerald Asleson at the Chatfield Lutheran

Church. She lived most of her life in Chatfield. She retired from IBM where

she had worked for 25 years. Gerald worked at Rochester Community College

and retired after 23 years.

She liked snowmobiling, horseback riding, gardening, canning and enjoyed

her beautiful flowers. She also liked going fishing with her father, Paul,

when she was a little girl. She enjoyed her visits to Arizona to visit her

daughter, Kim.

She is survived by her husband, Gerald; a daughter, Kimberly Ann Asleson

(fiance, Joseph Roller) of Phoenix, Ariz.; and one sister, Paula (Morris)

Kolstad of Stewartville.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Kay Starken.

A memorial service was held Saturday, Jan. 12, at Riley Funeral Home in

Chatfield, with the Rev. Steve McGinley officiating. Burial was in the

Chatfield Cemetery.

Riley Funeral Home in Chatfield assisted the family with arrangements.

507-867-4310 / www.rileyfuneralhomes.com