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Mabel Josephine (Ersland) Rasmussen (1892-1985)


Posted By: Eileen Reed (email)
Date: 5/25/2019 at 23:27:08

March 28, 1892 --- August 18, 1985

Mrs. Mabel J. Rasmussen, 93, Eagle Grove, died Sunday night, Aug. 18 at the Belmond Care Center.

Services are pending at the Evangelical Lutheran Church with burial at Rose Hill Cemetery.

Eagle Grove Eagle --- Eagle Grove, Iowa
August 21, 1985

Mabel Josephine Rasmussen, the daughter of Henry and Caroline Severson Ersland, was born near Hardy, Iowa, on March 28, 1892. She grew up on the family farm and received her education in the rural schools. She was baptized and confirmed in the Christian faith in the Trinity Lutheran Church near Hardy. On February 16, 1918, she was united in marriage with Anton Rasmussen at her parents home near Hardy. They made their home on a farm northwest of Goldfield and to this union were three children and the family were members of the Lake Evangelical Lutheran Church west of Goldfield. After they had farmed for 28 years, they retired and moved to Eagle Grove in 1946. While living in Eagle Grove, they were active members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. They lived in Eagle Grove for 33 years and in November of 1979, due to failing health, they became residents of the Belmond Care Center. Mr. Rasmussen died on January 18, 1983.

Mrs. Mabel Rasmussen died Sunday night, Aug. 18, 1985 at the Belmond Care Center, having attained the age of 93 years, four months and 20 days.

She is survived by her daughter, Ruth and her husband, Alvin C. Hansen of rural Goldfield; her son, Robert and his wife, Gladys Rasmussen of Tempe, Arizona; her son, James and his wife, Jeanette Rasmussen of Vienna, Va.; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Jessie Mandsager of Hardy; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, Thomas Ersland; an infant brother; and five sisters: Bertha Hobbet Greenley, Clara Rasmussen, Martha Ersland, Florence Dahlberg and Myrtle Loughridge.

Funeral services for Mrs. Mabel Rasmussen, 93, of Eagle Grove, were held Thursday, Aug. 22, 1985 at 1:30 p.m. at the Eagle Grove Evangelical Lutheran Church. Rev. Paul Schaedig, church pastor officiated and burial was in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Eagle Grove. Visitation was held on Wednesday at the Kastler-Babcock Funeral Home.

Eagle Grove Eagle --- Eagle Grove, Iowa
August 28, 1985


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