Carl J. Aschliman
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Carl J. Aschliman
  • November 10, 1921 - April 14, 2017
  • Indiana

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Carl J. Aschliman, 95, of Fort Wayne passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017. He was born on November 10, 1921 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a son of the late John and Margaret (Herbstreith) Aschliman. He was the owner and operator of Aschliman Greenhouse. He also worked at St. Joe Hospital. He was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church. He spent his time growing flowers and tending his large garden. He enjoyed spending time with his family. Carl's other passion was photography, from taking the pictures to developing the negatives to printing the photographs in his own darkroom. Surviving family includes his children, Sandy (Bob) Schroeder, Marilyn (Ron) Lewis, Sharon Aschliman, Dave (Kathy) Aschliman, Gary Aschliman; grandchildren, Jeremy (Tara) Lewis, Kelly (Adam) Peyser, Kenny Aschliman; and brother, Don Aschliman. Besides his parents, he was preceded in passing by his wife, Betty (Hohenstein) Aschliman; siblings, Dulla Schlaudraff, Milton Aschliman, and Marian Krebs. Funeral service will be 11:00 am on Friday, April 21, 2017 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Rd., Fort Wayne with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be from 5-7 pm on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Fort Wayne.