Lila Rasmussen, 1919-2017

Published 12:01 am Saturday, December 23, 2017

Funeral Services for Lila V. Rasmussen of Albert Lea will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Bonnerup Funeral Service in Albert Lea. The Rev. Paul Andree will officiate. Interment will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour before services at the funeral home.

Lila died on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017 at St. John’s Lutheran Community in Albert Lea. She was 98.

Lila Rasmussen

She was born on Aug. 10, 1919, in Albert Lea, the daughter of Fred and Bertha (Nihoff) Nelson.

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She married James Rasmussen on March 4, 1939, in Northwood.

She attended different rural schools and was confirmed in Trinity Lutheran Church in Albert Lea.

Lila is survived by son, Jerry, and his wife, Gail, of Albert Lea; son-in-law, Mervin Hanson of Albert Lea; grandchildren Sandy (Bill) Hacker of New Richland, Laurie (Tom) Bergeson of Northfield, Judy (Warren) Olson of Texas, Vicki Scrabeck of Janesville, Marc Rasmussen (special friend, Stephanie Lackey) of Albert Lea and Matt Rasmussen of Albert Lea; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by daughter, Joyce Hanson; husband, James Rasmussen; and parents Fred and Bertha Nelson.