In Memory of

Aleen M. Hassard

March 2, 1939 - March 23, 2014
Aleen M. Hassard, the daughter of Al and Evelyn (Schuler) Hanson, was born March 2, 1939, in Oakland, California. Her childhood years were spent in Oakland where she attended school and graduated from St. Elizabeth's High School. In 1962, Aleen moved to Oak Park, IL where she owned and operated a home interior decorating business for many years. In 1981, she moved to Alta, IA. It is there that she met her longtime companion of 32 years, Scott Schuler. They made their home in Alta. Aleen enjoyed working from home where she cooked, sewed, and gardened, along with helping to raise his children. Aleen enjoyed reading, gardening, and sports, especially football and ice skating. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family and friends. On Sunday, March 23, 2014, Aleen passed away at the Cherokee Regional Medical Center at the age of 75. She was preceded in death by her father, Al Hanson, and one sister, Janice Pausa. She will lovingly be remembered by her partner, Scott Schuler of Alta, IA; her mother, Evelyn Hanson of Lodi, CA; her children: Jacqueline (Michael) Heneghan of Westminster, CO, John (Ann) Hassard of Flower Mound, TX, William "Bob" Hassard of Cleburne, TX, Keith Schuler of Branson, MO, Lisa Gaule of Des Moines, IA, and Aaron Schuler of Colorado Springs, CO; 14 grandchildren; one brother, Kern (Karen) Hanson of Valley Springs, CA; and many nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Storm Lake.
Father Tim Friedrichsen
There will be no visitation
At a later date.


Monday, March 31, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“Scott & family, Our sincere condolences regarding your loss of Aleen. We are sorry we did not learn of your loss in time to attend the service or send flowers. May the many happy memories comfort you at this challenging time. Our deepest sympathy.”
- Keila & Mark Glienke/GOES Insurance
Friday, March 28, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“I was so sorry to read of the passing of Aleen. It was very nice to have the visit with both of you in the hospital that day. I am sure she will be missed by all. God Bless”
- Jan H Thevenin
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 12:00 AM
“I enjoyed Aleen as a very enjoyable customer will miss her happy smile. Connie ”
- connie roche
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