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Carl L. Asher

February 7, 1924 ~ April 18, 2018 (age 94)

Carl L. Asher, age 94, of Troy, OH passed away on April 18, 2018.  He was born on February 7, 1924 in Great Bend, KS to the late Frank and Cora (Wordlaw) Asher.

Carl is survived by his daughter: Elizabeth Asher of Whitewater, WI; niece: Maretta Schloemer of Great Bend, KS; grandson: Brandon Laduke of TN and numerous friends.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by eight siblings.

Carl served his country during WWII as a second lieutenant in the Army Medical Corp.  He received his Bachelor Degree in education and Master Degree in theology from the University of Wisconsin.  He was a graduate of the Garret Theological Seminary and was an ordained United Methodist pastor and later a pastor with the United Church of Christ.  In 1976 he obtained his credentials in chemical dependency counseling and served at the Upper Valley Medical Center and Miami County Recovery Council programs.

Carl was a cowboy at heart and rode horses in the Troy Strawberry Festival and Fourth of July parades.  He also did the Wyoming trail ride.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00PM on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Baird Funeral Home, Troy.  Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s United Church of Christ in Troy or Hospice of Miami County.  Condolences may be expressed to www.bairdfuneralhome.com.


Donations may be made to:

St. John's United Church of Christ
130 South Walnut Street, Troy OH 45373

Hospice of Miami County
P. O. Box 502, Troy OH 45373


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