Aaron Illo Bieber

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January 19, 1932 ~ December 31, 2015

 

Aaron A. Bieber died Thursday, December 31, 2015, at the Dougherty Hospice Home in Sioux Falls, after a long battle with cancer.

Memorial Services with Military Honors, will be held Friday, January 8, 2016, at Heartland Funeral Home, with Family Visitation beginning at 9:30am.

In lieu of flowers, memorials should be directed to the Dougherty Hospice Home.

Aaron Illo Bieber was born January 19, 1932 on a farm near Roscoe, SD. He was born in a two-room home near Roscoe and attended country school. He often rode with his younger sister, Shirley to school on a donkey. In 1943 when he was 11 his family moved to Aberdeen, SD where he attended grade school at Henry Neil School and graduated from Central High School in 1951.

He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Good Shepard Lutheran and later joined a mission church, Holy Cross Lutheran until 2003 when he and his wife moved to Brandon, SD and joined Brandon Lutheran Church.

Aaron married Louise Goheen on May 3rd 1952. He joined the Air Force and during his 4 year term of duty he was stationed for a year in Saudi Arabia during which he took a trip to Jerusalem. When he returned to the states he was transferred to O’Hare Air Force Base in Chicago, IL. After his enlistment was over they stayed in the area and e worked in a Standard gas station. While in Chicago they had two children, David Brian and Cynthia Lynn.

In 1958 they moved back to Aberdeen where Aaron operated Aaron’s Standard Station. Several years later he purchased a farm north of Aberdeen and during the 30 years that followed they raised Hereford cattle and small grains. He purchased a combine and harvested winter wheat in Texas and corn in Nebraska.

In 2000 the farm was sold and in 2003 they moved to Brandon, SD. Aaron drove semi-tractors hauling loads from Morrell’s all over the country for 9 years covering 40 states until his 80th birthday.

Grateful for having shared his life are one son, David (Patricia) Bieber, Aberdeen, SD: one daughter, Cindy (Martin) Borske of New Hamptin, IA: one grandson, Ben (Christine) Piearson, one granddaughter, Vanessa Piearson, Mason City, IA; one great granddaughter, Riley, Cape Cod, MA; and one sister, Shirley Bieber, Edina, MN.

He was preceded in death by his wife Louise, and his parents.

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  • Laura Riley says:

    It was an honor to care for Aaron while he was with us at the Dougherty Hospice House. He was such a kind and gentle man. The tree looks wonderful in the sun room and will help us remember him. Thinking of you during this time of loss.

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