Marjorie Rasmussen

Marjorie Rasmussen
Marjorie Jeanette Rasmussen, 90, Vermillion, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008 at Sanford Vermillion Hospital.

Services will be held Saturday, Jan. 19 at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Judith Johnson officiating. Burial will be at BluffView Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church.

Marjorie Rasmussen was born May 15, 1917 in Lincoln County to Andrew M. and Josephine (Rommereim) Thorson.


Marjorie graduated from Nettleton College, Sioux Falls. On Dec. 7, 1940 she married L.W. "Bill" Rasmussen in Beresford. She worked as bookkeeper for 45 years at Farmers Elevator in Vermillion which was owned by her husband. She retired in September of 1993. Marjorie lived in the Vermillion area for 60 years.

She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Vermillion. Organizations that she belonged to were the Red Hat Society, Sanford Vermillion Hospital Auxiliary, VFW Auxiliary, Eagles Auxiliary and other civic groups.

Survivors include her husband, Bill of Vermillion; three sons, William Dennis of Bluffton, SC, Gene Lee and Craig Allan, both of Vermillion; and nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Ardell Hansdahle.

Iverson-Siecke Funeral Home, Vermillion, was in charge of arrangements.

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