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Askelson 60th

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life Detroit Lakes, 56501
Detroit Lakes Minnesota 511 Washington Avenue 56501

Donald and LaVonne (Ode) Askelson of Lake Park,will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary with a private family dinner on Tuesday, Sept. 17.

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They were married Sept. 20, 1953 at the First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Audubon.

Don and LaVonne have resided in Lake Park, on LaVonne’s family farm, where they raised their family.

They have eight children: Cynthia (Everett) Nelson, Hawley; Debra (Paul) Sander, Lake Park, Steven (Jackie Cleveland), Cedar Hill, Texas; Douglas (Lauri Sayler), Lake Park; Lisa (Doug) Anderson, Lake Park; Christy (Tom) Wiesmann, Moorhead; Julie (Joe) Dalen, Lake Park; and Sherri (Troy) Capell, Midlothian, Texas.

Don and LaVonne have 18 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

They also have two “angels in heaven,” Gretchen (granddaughter) and Brady (great grandson).

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