Obit: Rasmussen, Theodore A. (1938 - 2009)
Rasmussen, Wenger, Williams, Brue, Schmitz, Hofstad, Pleet,
Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Tuesday, 17
Theodore A. (13 Aug. 1938 - 16 Nov. 2009)
Theodore A. "Allen" Rasmussen, 71, of 11920 County Road Z, Nekoosa,
died Monday morning, Nov. 16, 2009, at his residence.
services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Luke's Lutheran
Church. The Rev. Timothy Wenger will officiate. Burial will be in
Forest Hill Cemetery.
born Aug. 13, 1938, in Marshfield to Theodore and Mae (Williams)
Rasmussen. He attended Ebbe grade school and graduated from
Marshfield High School in 1956.
his high school sweetheart, Donna Brue, on May 10, 1958, at Chili.
They lived in Wisconsin Rapids until moving to the river near
Nekoosa in 1996.
Allen was an
active member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church. He was employed by
Consoweld Corp. for 30 years and retired from Consolidated Papers
in 1992. Allen was active in Boy Scouts and the Central Wisconsin
Homebuilders Association (Children's Festival), and spending time
with his family and friends. He especially loved hunting and
fishing with them.
survived by two sons, Kevin (Lisa) and Dean (Jodi), both of
Wisconsin Rapids; and his daughter, Michelle (Eric) Hofstad of
Vesper; six grandchildren, Tara (Kyle) Pleet of Wisconsin Rapids,
Amber of Marshfield, Derek of Green Bay, Dylan of Wisconsin Rapids,
Clayton of Platteville, and Austin of Wisconsin Rapids; two
great-grandchildren, Jasmine and Kaden Pleet of Wisconsin Rapids;
one sister, Charlotte Wilson of Aurora, Colo.; three brothers,
Wayne (Charlotte) of Marshfield, Neil (Jan) of Fond du Lac, and
Garth (Delores) of Franksville; daughter-in-law, Carlin Rasmussen
of Rudolph; and two sisters-in-law, Marlene and Delores of
Marshfield; one brother-in-law, Gary Schmitz; and many nieces and
preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Gregory and Trent; one
sister, Gloria (Gary) Schmitz; and three brothers, Douglas, Richard
call at Taylor, Vollert and Jennings Funeral Home from 4 p.m. to 8
p.m. Wednesday and at St. Luke's Lutheran Church from 9:30 a.m. to
10:30 a.m. Thursday.
The Rasmussen family would like to thank everyone at UW Cancer Center and Ministry Home Care Hospice for their wonderful care.
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