Violet L. Rasmussen, age 89, of Waupaca, WI, passed away on Thursday, April 11th, 2013 at Bethany Home.
She was born in Town of Waupaca on September 28, 1923, a daughter of the late Elmer and Emma (Nicolaisen) Smith. She married Harold L. Rasmussen on April 15, 1944 in Scandinavia, WI. Violet was a member of Scandinavia Lutheran Church. She had been a 4H Leader and Sunday School teacher. Violet’s faith and family were the most important things in her life.
Survivors include her husband, Harold Rasmussen, Waupaca, WI; children: Sharon (Sam) Thiel, Tigerton, WI; Janice (David) Miller, Manawa, WI; Rev. Barbara (Robert Scheuermann) Rasmussen, Milwaukee, WI; Larry (Susan) Rasmussen, Scandinavia, WI; Dan (Joann) Rasmussen, Scandinavia, WI; Mark (Carmen) Rasmussen, Deerfield, WI; 21 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; brother, Budd (Hagara) Smith, Waupaca, WI. She was preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter, Anita Thiel; sister, Ruby Hansen; two brothers, Gale Smith and Clayton Smith.
Funeral Services will be held at Scandinavia Lutheran Church, Scandinavia, at 11 AM on Monday, April 15th, 2013, with Reverend Mark E. Sabin officiating. Interment will be in the Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery, Town Scandinavia. Visitation will be held on Monday from 10 AM until the time of the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Bethany Home. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.