Hastings resident, Arnold E. Aspegren, 81, passed away Monday, May 21, 2012 at Harvard Rest Haven, Harvard, NE. Services will be Friday, May 25, 2012 at 2 pm at the First United Methodist Church, Harvard, NE with Rev. Dean Joy officiating. Burial will be in the Harvard Cemetery, Harvard, NE. Visitation will be Thursday, May 24, 2012 from 12 noon to 9 pm with the family present from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Alberding-Wilson Funeral Home, Harvard, NE. Condolences may be sent to the family from www.brandwilson.com. Memorials may be given to the family. Arnold was born June 15th, 1930, to Melvin and Leona (Barker) Aspegren in Saronville, Nebraska. He graduated from Sutton High School in 1947; this year would have been his 65th class reunion. After graduation Arnold farmed various farms in Clay County, owned and operated elevators in various towns in the Clay County area. On January 7th 1951, he married Marilyn Miller, of Harvard, where they resided on the farm raising three children. He was a past member of the Harvard Lions club. In 1974, Arnold and Marilyn moved to Hastings where they retired. He then drove school bus for both Hastings and Trumbull Public School Systems for several years. He is survived by his wife Marilyn, of Hastings, Nebr.; children James and wife Joan (Griess) Aspegren of Sutton, NE., Patricia Robison of Des Moines, Ia., Mary and husband Mark Kingston of North Bend, NE., 9 Grandchildren, 13 Great-Grandchildren, also brothers and a sister. Burnell Aspegren of Harvard, NE., Percy Aspegren of Geneva, NE., Joan Cleven of Lincoln NE., Herbert Aspegren of Sutton, NE. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.