Betty J RasmussenSeptember 27, 1926 ~ April 9, 2017 (age 90)
Memorial service for Betty J. Rasmussen will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday April 12, 2017 at the Grand Meadow Lutheran Church with Pastor Beth Krolak officiating. Burial will take place in the Grand Meadow Cemetery. Visitation will be held 1hr prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.
Betty J. Rasmussen, age 90, passed away Sunday April 9, 2017 at Field Crest Care Center in Hayfield, MN.
She was born September 27, 1926 to George and Edith (Pace) Blanchard. Betty grew up on the family farm. She attended country schools and attended and graduated from Grand Meadow High School in 1944. Betty was united in marriage to Johnny E. Rasmussen on May 8, 1946 on the Rasmussen farm near Grand Meadow, MN. Johnny passed away in September of 1992. Betty worked at Meadow Manor Nursing Home in Grand Meadow for many years. She loved quilting, playing games, jigsaw puzzles and was a master at winning at cribbage.
Betty is survived by 3 children; Ann (Kenneth) Hoefs of Grand Meadow, MN, Kristine (Larry) Goplen of North St. Paul, MN and Rob (Janice) Rasmussen of Hayfield, MN, 11 grandchildren; Kimberly, Melissa, Nathan, Nicholas, Nolan, John, Daniel, Sarah, Faith, Samuel and Aaron, 21 great-grandchildren with 1 on the way and 1 great-great grandchild on the way. She is also survived by her twin sister Bonny Fruth of Boulder, CO and a sister-in-law Hazel Blanchard of Grand Meadow. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 1 son, Richard Rasmussen in June of 2008, 1 grandson and 12 siblings.
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