Melvin L. "Pete" Asche, 83, formerly of Leaf River, died Thursday Dec. 12, 2013 in Neighbors Nursing Home, Byron. He was born Aug. 8, 1930 in Seward, IL the son of Weert & Mary (Kaltenbach) Asche. Pete worked at Cashway Feed Service in Leaf River for 21 years and for 2 years at Global Van Lines, retiring in 1983. He was a Korean War Veteran, a member of the Leaf River American Legion, and was a member of Leaf River United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife Rose; one step son; 3 step daughters; many step grandchildren and step great grandchildren; and his brother, Wayne (Joan) Asche of Winnebago. He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters, and 3 brothers.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday Dec. 17, 2013 at 11:00 AM in Leaf River United Methodist Church, preceded by visitation from 10:00 AM until time of service. Burial, with military honors, will be in Lightsville Cemetery, Leaf River.
Tuesday Dec. 17th 10:00-11:00 AM in Leaf River United Methodist Church
Tuesday Dec. 17th at 11:00 AM in Leaf River United Methodist Church
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