Richard E. Rasmussen, of Webster City, IA, died Thursday, March 5, 2020. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Boman Funeral Home (www.bomanfh.com) with visitation one hour prior to the service. A Luncheon will be held at the Webster City Links Golf Course after the services.
Richard was born January 21, 1928 to Charles Edward and Florence Edith (Morgan) Rasmussen in Eagle Grove, Iowa. He attended and graduated from Webster City High School in 1946. He entered the Navy in May of 1946 and was then discharged in November of that same year after being injured decommissioning ships. He married Norma Jean Shehorn on March 4, 1947.
From 1947-1948 he owned and operated the Eastside Grocery. He then went to work for McCollough Incorporated as a salesman for 14 years. From 1961-1964, He owned and operated Rasmussen Music Store. He then worked for Kline Manufacturing out of Burlington from 1964 until his retirement in 1988.
Richard was a member of Webster City Church of Christ and the Links Golf Course.
Richard’s family includes his wife Norma; children: Marsha (Larry) Kasemeier, Bruce (Jill) Rasmussen, George (Gloria) Rasmussen, Kristine (Dennis Clouse) Hale, and Rick (Alayne) Rasmussen; 10 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; three step grandchildren; 3 step great-grandchildren; and twin sister Mary DesJardins. He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandchild; one sister and two brother’s-in-law. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society or Hospice.
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