Obit: Rasmussen, Christ (1884 - 1957)


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Surnames: Rasmussen


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 06/06/1957


Rasmussen, Christ (1884 - 1 JUN 1957)


Christ Rasmussen passed away at the Marshfield Hospital on Saturday evening after a short illness.  Death was attributed to a heart condition.


Mr. Rasmussen came to this vicinity in 1902 from Denmark at the age of 18.  He has been a lumber grader for the J. S. Owen Lumber Co. and for the Post Company.  He was also engaged in farming for some time just north of Owen (Clark Co., Wis.) prior to and during the late war.  H has never married.


He is survived by his brothers Marius of Waupun, Wis., and Soren of Des Moines, Iowa, several nephews and nieces.  He was preceded in death by his brother Jens on March 3, 1939.


Services were conducted at the Hoeper and Kraut Funeral Home Wednesday, June 5th, at two o’clock in the afternoon with Rev. Clayton Nielsen officiating.  Interment was made at Riverside Cemetery.  Pallbearers were John Parker, Henry Anderson, Ed Ruesch, Julius Johnson, Merle Bushnell and Carl Hill.  Esther Thompson and Mary Bulgrin rendered the vocals and music.  In charge of flowers were Hilda Smith, Mrs. Orville Menzel and Mrs. Bushnell.



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