Peter W. Aschbacher


Peter William Aschbacher, formerly of Fargo, died peacefully at the age of 94 at English Rose Suites in Edina, MN on June 20, 2022.

Peter was born on April 20, 1928 in Ashland, WI and was raised on a small dairy farm. After serving in the Army, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a PhD in Dairy Husbandry. He married Jacqulene Thompson in 1955 and they moved to Fargo. He was a research physiologist with the Biosciences Research Laboratory in Fargo and retired after 30 years.

Peter is survived by his daughters Ann Aschbacher, Madison, WI; Jean (Tim) Yerhot, Chaska, MN; Carol (Mike Thompson) Aschbacher, Minneapolis, MN; grandsons Anthony (Amber) Yerhot, Bloomington, MN; Paul (Amanda) Yerhot, Pine Island, MN; great granddaughters Avery and Amelia Yerhot; sister-in-law JoAnne Aschbacher; numerous nieces and nephews.

A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 AM on Friday, June 24, 2022 at St. Dennis Catholic Church 505 Dempsey Road Madison, WI. Visitation will be held from 10-11 AM at the church.

Internment will be on Saturday, June 25 at 9:15 AM at Roselawn Memorial Park, Madison, WI.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Audubon Society (Fargo- Moorhead Chapter) or Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge.

Arrangements by Washburn-McReavy in Eden Prairie.

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