Melva Aske

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:31 pm

Melva Aske, 93, of Mabel, Minn. and formerly of Spring Grove, passed away Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at Green Lea Manor in Mabel. Memorial services are Tuesday, March 3, at 11 a.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove. Burial of cremains is in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Pastor Zane Anderson will officiate. Friends may call Tuesday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service. Roble Funeral Home of Spring Grove is assisting the family with arrangements.

She was born Feb. 18, 1922, to Edwin and Susie (Thompson) Sickle, in Lanesboro, Minn. and baptized April 7, 1922. She attended rural schools. Melva married Roger Aske Aug. 25, 1962. The couple were Spring Grove residents for many years. Roger preceded Melva in death, Oct. 12, 2007. Throughout her life Melva worked at Lanesboro Produce, The White Front Café, Dr. Rogne’s office and Northern Engraving, and did child day care in her home until she retired. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove, and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary for many years.

She is survived by her sons: Darrell (Edie) of Indio, Calif., David (Janet) of Rochester, Minn. and Jon (Debbie) of Decorah; two sisters, Ag Vogen of Chatfield, Minn. and Alta Kruse of Chatfield, Minn.; her grandchildren: Lucas Aske, Lynne Sickle, Jeff Sickle, Matt Sickle and Kristin Sickle; and also her great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents Edwin and Susie, and her husband Roger, she was preceded in death by her brothers: Henry Sickle, Earl Sickle and Arthur Sickle.


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