Rasmussen, Gerald E. (13 JUN 1920 - 26 JAN 1995)


Warren Whitby



----Source: Unknown source, 1995

Rasmussen, Gerald E. (13 JUN 1920 - 26 JAN 1995)

Gerald E. RASMUSSEN, 74, of 1907 S. Vine Ave died at 6:30am Thursday, Jan 26, 1995 at St Joseph's Hospital House of the Dove where he had been a patient since Dec. 15, 1994.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 pm Monday at Hansen Funeral Chapel, Marshfield. The Rev. Daniel BEHNKE of Grace Lutheran Church, Nasonville, will officiate. Music will be provided by Arlene MIESSNER, organist, and Kathy BEHNKE, soloist. Pallbearers will be Alan RASMUSSEN Jr., Adam RASMUSSEN, Russell RASMUSSEN, Justin SCHMOLL, Roger SCHALOW, Terrence RASMUSSEN, and Verlyn RASMUSSEN.Burial will be in Hillside Cemetary, Marshfield. Visitation will be from 4-9p.m. Sunday at the funeral chapel, and again on Monday until time of services.

Gerald was born June 13, 1920 in the town of Lincoln, Wood County, the son of Thorval and Vera (LAUFENBERG) RASMUSSEN. He attended the town of Lincoln schools. After his education, he helped on the family farm. He married Hilda KARO on Feb 21, 1942 in Winona, MN. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in 1992. After marriage, Gerald worked as a milk hauler in Marshfield and Neillsville (Clark Co., WI). The couple later moved to Milwaukee where he was employed by Laufenberg Roofing Co. The roofing company later transferred him to Lawrence, KS, where he was employed for 10 years. In 1961 he and his wife moved back to Marshfield for two years and then in 1963 they moved to the town of Lincoln. Gerald was employed as a milk hauler for Clover Cream Dairy until his Retirement. He and his wife moved to the city of Marshfield in 1994.

He is survived by his wife four daughters, Jacqueline (J B) MAYHUE of Merced, CA, Beverly (Warren) WHITBY of Montgomery, AL, Vera (Wayne) NEUMANN of Denver, CO, and Carole Jean RASMUSSEN of Marshfield two sons, Ronald (Linda) RASMUSSEN and Alan (Linda) RASMUSSEN, both of Marshfield a brother, James RASMUSSEN, of Marshfield and two sisters, Carole (DAVID) SCHALOW of Marshfield and Mary Ellen (Roger) GUMZ of Wisconsin Rapids 11 grand-children and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceeded in death by his parents and a brother, Clarence. Memorials may be given in his name as the family will establish a memorial at a later date.

NOTE: This is the grandfather of Warren Whitby:



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