PINE RIVER -- Charles Asseltine, 83, Pine River, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2003, at the St. Cloud Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
He was born Aug. 31, 1919, in Daleview, Mont., to Edward and Sara Jane (Scales) Asseltine. He was raised in Enderlin, N.D. He married Doris Albrecht in 1948 in Mound. He enlisted in the Navy, as a Sea Bee, in 1942. He worked as a cement contractor in Minneapolis for many years. He retired in Pine River in 1991.
Survivors include his wife; a daughter, Janet Otness, Brainerd; a sister, Ethel Ellerbeck, Napanee, Ontario, Canada; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Three brothers and a sister died earlier.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Cloud Veterans Affairs Medical Center Chapel in St. Cloud. Burial will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls.
Arrangements are with the Williams Funeral Home, St. Cloud.
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