Visitation will begin after noon on Thursday with the family present from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Interment will take place in Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Military services will be conducted by the American Legion - Glen Pedersen Post 1.
Mr. Rasmuson passed away Monday, Jan. 25, 2010, at Sioux Care Center in Sioux Rapids.
Richard Wesley Rasmuson, the son of Russell and Elsie (Woods) Rasmuson, was born April 18, 1935, in Garner, Ia. His childhood years were spent in Garner, where he received his education. He entered the military in 1954 and served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War, until his honorable discharge in 1956. After returning from the service, he lived in Spencer where he began his career with Witt Sales.
=Richard married Jean Ann Enderton on Aug. 17, 1979, in Webb, Ia. Following their marriage, they moved to Spencer, Ia., where he continued his career for Witt Sales for a total of 32 years. He later worked for Sunshine Center, driving truck for two years, until his retirement. He was a member of the Southern Baptist Church in Sioux Rapids. Richard loved all sports, especially watching his Vikings. He also loved visiting with people and caring for his cats.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters: Sharon Dekrife and Sandra Johnson; and a son, Jeff Rasmuson.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Jean of Spencer, Ia.; his two daughters: Barbara Dotson of Hopkins, Minn. and Val Miller of Webb, Ia.; his three sons: Steve Rasmuson, Gary Miller and his wife, Michelle of Spencer, Ia. and Clifford Miller of Webb, Ia.; four grandchildren: Ashley and Jessica Dotson, and Alex and Samantha Miller; two sisters: Louise Rasmuson of Garner, Ia. and Neoma Rhyne of Ventura, Ia.; a half brother, Jack Sandberg of Kansas; other relatives and friends.
Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.