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Annetta Aasen
1947 - 2012


The family of Annetta Lynn Aasen, beloved wife of Robert Glen Aasen, announce her passing on Victoria Day Monday, May 21, 2012, at the age of 64 years.  Annetta was born on December 26, 1947, to David & Jean Wiens and was  raised in Shaunavon, SK.  Following Graduation she started Nursing School in Regina, SK., until the love of her life, Robert Aasen swept her away and married her on October 3, 1966.  After starting their family, Rob was transfered for a two year posting to Thompson, MB., they finally left there 13 years later. During that time Annetta worked for Medical Services in Thompson as well as a Ward Clerk for the Hospital.  She later accepted a position in Human Resources with Employment Canada working in several communities in Saskatchewan and Alberta.In her youth, Annetta enjoyed basketball, volleyball and swimming.  Her kindness was evidenced by the number of pet dogs she cared for all her life.  Annetta’s creative side blossomed with many pounds of clay turning into beautiful pottery pieces as well, her pencil and charcoal  drawings, sewing and photography talents were admired by many.  As a family they embarked on numerous camping trips throughout the years and Annetta enjoyed attending rodeo’s as often as she could.  Her creative scrapbook style Christmas letters to the family will be a keepsake momento for years to come.  Annetta will be treasured in the hearts of her, husband, Robert;  daughter, Tammie (Garry) Huculiak and their children, Christopher, Jessica;  son, Todd Aasen;  daughter, Tracie (Alvin) Dawe and their children, Kathleen, Robert;  her mother, Jean Wiens;  sister, Elaine (Gerald) Dufresne;  brother, Bryan (Donna) Wiens as well as brother and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her father, David Wiens and grandson, Corey Huculiak.    A Celebration of Annetta’s life will be held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 10:00 A.M., with Life Celebrant Gerry Getz officiating.  Private family interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery.  If friends so desire, Memorial Tributes in Annetta’s name may be made to the S.P.C.A., 55 Southwest Drive S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta  T1A 8E8.