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Arlo James "Jim" Aschbrenner

January 29, 1942 ~ May 15, 2020 (age 78)



Arlo James "Jim" Aschbrenner- age 78 of Altamont, MO passed away Friday morning, May 15th, 2020 at his home. Jim was born on January 29th, 1942 the son of August Albert and Ruth Caroline (Bertelson) Aschbrenner in Hampton, IA.  He was a 1960 graduate of Fort Dodge, IA High School.  Jim served our country in the United States Army during Vietnam from 1966 until his honorable discharge in 1969.  On April 2nd , 1970 he was united in marriage to Mary Louise Wendt in Las Vegas, NV.  Jim worked for Frontier Airlines for 18 years and retired from FedEx Air Freight in 2005.  He was a member of Lake Viking Church, Gallatin and Frank Frazier VFW Post # 2172 in Gallatin.  Jim loved his family, spending time with them and especially enjoyed his grandchildren.  He loved golfing, boating, fishing and his church family.  Jim will be dearly missed by his family, church family and friends. 

Jim was preceded in death by his parents and infant sister, Mary Margaret. Survivors: wife, Mary of the home; daughter, Cheri Jean (Bill) Wafful of Iowa; son, Jeffrey Curtis Lange of Iowa; son, David James Aschbrenner of Iowa; son, Justin Bradley Aschbrenner of MI; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-granddaughters; sister, Kay Senft of CA; sister, Judith Ulmer of CO; Donald (Sherry) Aschbrenner of IA. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Lake Viking Church or the Salvation Army in care of the funeral home.  Private family services at Lake Viking church with full military honors under the care and direction of Stith Funeral Home, Gallatin. Online guestbook at

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