Heather Asp, 47


Heather Asp, age 47 of Blair, passed away Nov. 13, 2022, in the care of her family, after a journey with ovarian cancer. A celebration of life will be held beginning at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, at the Train Depot in Lions Park, in Blair. 

Heather was born Aug. 24, 1975, in Omaha, the daughter of Wendell and Connie (Van Beek) Asp. Heather was raised in the Blair area. Heather lead a sacred, spiritual life with passion for learning plant medicine as she spent most of her time outdoors.  She enjoyed nature walks to identify plants in their habit and would take this knowledge home to share with her family.  She enjoyed the adventures of crystal hunting with her sister to Canada and Arkansas, collecting beautiful stones.  She had a deep respect for all living things and an eye for capturing beauty with her photography. She enjoyed making homemade gifts from the heart and was known for her cookies during Christmas.  During her last days, she mastered the craft of origami stars. Heather is survived by her mother Connie Asp; grandmothers: Karolyn Van Beek and Kathryne Asp; sister Tinna (T.J.) Burkhart; aunts: Norma Lindholm, Delores (Mike) Halstead, and Micky Mays; best friend Molly Mac-Murchadha Swanson; along with extended family and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her father Wendell Asp, grandfathers: Wendell Asp and Norman Van Beek. 

Memorials may be directed to the family. 

Arrangements provided by Campbell Aman Funeral Home, Blair.