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Charmaine Aspenson
Charmaine Aspenson Charmaine Aspenson, passed away peacefully at her home Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, at the age of 93. Charmaine was born Dec. 16, 1927, in Westby. Charmaine graduated from Westby High School in 1945, and from the University of Minnesota, where she earned a degree in nursing in 1948. She married the love of her life, Everett Aspenson, in 1948, and they were blessed with two sons, Dennis and David. She was a hard-working mother that learned to balance family and work. Charmaine loved raising her family and enjoyed numerous family camping trips out west. She worked at the Milwaukee County Hospital, Viroqua Hospital, Sparta Children's Orphanage, and La Crosse County Mental Facility in West Salem. Everett and Charmaine moved to Tempe, Ariz., in 1975, where she worked at the Arizona State Mental Hospital, until her retirement in 1992. Charmaine retired to Onalaska in 2006. Charmaine is survived by her son, David (Cheryl) Aspenson; her adoring grandchildren, Aimee (Tyler) Glaser, Angie (Troy) Miller, Kim (Satish) Mathan, Adam (Melissa) Aspenson, Nathan (Sandra) Aspenson, and Emily Aspenson. She is further survived by her sisters-in-law, Eunice Goettel, Ruth Aspenson, Mary Aspenson; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett; parents, Fred and Doris Goettel; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Beth Aspenson; brothers, Merritt Goettel and Fritz Goettel; sister, Donna Olson; and brother-in-law, Rodney Olson. The family would like to thank Mishelle Gulley for the loving care and dedication she gave to Charmaine, during the last eight years. The Aspenson family is grateful for the love and support over the years and invites those who feel comfortable, to join them at Vosseteig Funeral Home in Westby, for a visitation at 12 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, followed by a graveside service, officiated by Pastor Deb Jarvis at Coon Prairie Cemetery, at 1 p.m. Online condolences may be expressed at www.vossfh.com .
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Charmaine Aspenson
Charmaine Aspenson Charmaine Aspenson, passed away peacefully at her home Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, at the age of 93. Charmaine was born Dec. 16, 1927, in Westby. Charmaine graduated from Westby High School in 1945, and from the University of Minnesota, where she earned a degree in nursing in 1948. She married the love of her life, Everett Aspenson, in 1948, and they were blessed with two sons, Dennis and David. She was a hard-working mother that learned to balance family and work. Charmaine loved raising her family and enjoyed numerous family camping trips out west. She worked at the Milwaukee County Hospital, Viroqua Hospital, Sparta Children's Orphanage, and La Crosse County Mental Facility in West Salem. Everett and Charmaine moved to Tempe, Ariz., in 1975, where she worked at the Arizona State Mental Hospital, until her retirement in 1992. Charmaine retired to Onalaska in 2006. Charmaine is survived by her son, David (Cheryl) Aspenson; her adoring grandchildren, Aimee (Tyler) Glaser, Angie (Troy) Miller, Kim (Satish) Mathan, Adam (Melissa) Aspenson, Nathan (Sandra) Aspenson, and Emily Aspenson. She is further survived by her sisters-in-law, Eunice Goettel, Ruth Aspenson, Mary Aspenson; and 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett; parents, Fred and Doris Goettel; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Beth Aspenson; brothers, Merritt Goettel and Fritz Goettel; sister, Donna Olson; and brother-in-law, Rodney Olson. The family would like to thank Mishelle Gulley for the loving care and dedication she gave to Charmaine, during the last eight years. The Aspenson family is grateful for the love and support over the years and invites those who feel comfortable, to join them at Vosseteig Funeral Home in Westby, for a visitation at 12 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, followed by a graveside service, officiated by Pastor Deb Jarvis at Coon Prairie Cemetery, at 1 p.m. Online condolences may be expressed at www.vossfh.com .
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

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Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

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Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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  • A digital (PDF) certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s Legacy guest book, noting your contribution.
  • An entry in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improving forest health, improving area watersheds, and will provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

Your choice to plant memorial trees not only honors the life and legacy of your loved one but also helps to improve and preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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