Chester O. Aspelin, 95, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on January 22, 2018 at his residence.
He was born September 14, 1922 in Butler, Pennsylvania to the late Axel Aspelin and the late Maude Snow Aspelin.
Mr. Aspelin was a WWII veteran. He worked as a Service Manager for 35 years at Butler County Ford. Chester was an active member of First English Lutheran Church; serving as a counter, usher, and former council member. He was also a member of the Federated Order of the Police Department and the American Legion. After his retirement, Chester enjoyed his daily walks through the streets of downtown Butler and so loved his grandchildren and grand fur-babies.
Chester is survived by his loving wife of 70 years this year, Janet B. Aspelin, whom he married on November 26, 1948; two daughters, Karen (William) Cranmer of Butler, PA, and Carol Achezinski of Connoquenessing, PA; six grandchildren, Christopher (Melissa) Andrews, David (Kimberly) Andrews, Nathan Aspelin, Joshua Cranmer, Jeffrey Achezinski, and Megan Achezinski; four great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Barbara Andrews; two brothers; and one sister.
Friends will be received Thursday, January 25, 2018, 1 – 4 pm at Thompson – Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street Butler, PA.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 25, 2018, 4:30 pm at the First English Lutheran Church, 241 North Main Street Butler, PA, with Rev. Kimberly van Driel, officiating.
Memorials are suggested to the First English Lutheran Church, 241 N. Main St., Butler, PA 16001.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.