Elwin S Asperheim

March 25, 1924 ~ September 30, 2020 (age 96)


            Elwin S. Asperheim, age 96, of Mt. Iron and formerly of Cohasset and Duluth, died Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at Cornerstone Villa in Buhl.  He was born March 25, 1924, in Duluth the son of Samuel and Vivian (Marvin) Asperheim.  He attended school at Lakewood grades 1-12 in Duluth.  Elwin was united in marriage to Myrtle I. Erickson on June 23, 1945, in Duluth.  A Veteran of the US Coast Guard, Elwin served in the Merchant Marines in England and Normandy during WWII.

            Elwin worked as a truck driver for Glendenning Trucking.  He enjoyed snowmobiling, fishing, wintering in Arizona, and tinkering.

            Elwin is survived by his wife: Myrtle; children: Eileen (Larry) Brunette of Brooksville, FL, Larry (Gail) Asperheim of Hibbing, MN, and Richard (Cheryl) Asperheim of Duluth, MN; nieces: Sharon Bard of California, and Darlene Price of Michigan; grandchildren: Michael Pero, Mark (Tanya) Pero, Tracy (Tim) Angelo, Kari (Ron Farr) Zieske, Matthew Asperheim, and Amanda (Brayden) Ward; great-grandchildren: Jordan Zieske, Maggie Zieske, Kamdyn Ward,  and Teagan Ward; step-great-grandchildren: Samantha Farr, JonMarie Farr, and Gio Angelo; brothers: Frank Asperheim of Cloquet, MN, and Daniel Asperheim of Barnum, MN; and numerous extended family and friends.

            He was preceded in death by his parents; brother: Ross Asperheim; sister: Beatrice Stanford; and nephew: Fred Bard.

            A graveside service will be held in the Sunrise Cemetery at a later date.

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