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Richard A. Rasmussen

July 18, 1940 ~ January 3, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Richard “Dick” Rasmussen passed this life to greet the Lord on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. He was born on July 18, 1940 in Sleepy Eye, MN to the late Agnes (Spaeth) and Art Rasmussen. Dick is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Margie (Olsen) Rasmussen, children Randy (Mary) Rasmussen, Tim (Kathryn) Rasmussen, Molly (Brad) White, seven grandchildren; Karley (Chris) King, Anna and Jillian Rasmussen, Hunter, Jake, Parker, and Maggie White, sisters Carol Thompson, Judy (Keith) Lange, and brother Don (Candy) Rasmussen. Dick graduated from St. John's University in Collegeville, MN. Upon graduation he was commissioned an officer in the U.S. Army. He retired as a CAPTAIN after 12 years of service. He worked in the agriculture business as plant manager for International Multi Foods, Minneapolis, MN and Vigortone Ag Products, Cedar Rapids, IA. Throughout his army and business careers, Dick and his wife lived in 8 states and 14 different cities recently moving to Canton, OH this past year. Dick enjoyed his family, grandchildren and friends and being involved in their activities. He also liked making improvements around the inside and outside of the house. Spending time outdoors was a favorite pastime and also golfing with friends. Repairing and woodworking were relaxing times spent in his work shop. Dick lived in Marion, OH for 38 years and was active in the Marion community. He was a former Marion Township Trustee for 12 years serving the residents of Marion Township. He was active in the Marion CanDo Organization and served on that board several times. He also served on the Marion Chamber of Commerce board and was chairman of the Chambers Manufacturer's council for 2 terms. He was a member of Knights of Columbus, Elks, VFW, and volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul and usher at St. Mary’s Church. Family and friends will be received on Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30 am at St. Mary Catholic Church with a Mass of Christian burial to follow at 10:30, Rev. Fr. Thomas Buffer celebrant.  A reception will be held following the funeral mass at the Knights of Columbus Hall.  Inurnment will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Sleepy Eye, MN at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Dick's name to the St. Vincent de Paul Society in Marion, OH.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 12, 2023

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Mary Catholic Paish
251 N. Main St.
Marion, OH 43302

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
January 12, 2023

10:30 AM
St. Mary Catholic Paish
251 N. Main St.
Marion, OH 43302

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