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Eugene Rasmussen - April 17, 2012


Eugene D. Rasmussen, 86, of Minden, died Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at Bethany Home in Minden.
Eugene was born Aug. 25, 1925, in Minden to Henry and Estell (Shannon) Rasmussen.
He grew up in the Minden area and graduated from Minden High School.
On June 12, 1947, he married LaVon Zade. They made their home in Minden. To this union was born three children, Greg, Kristi and Brad.
He was the parts manager for Minden Terminal John Deere Implement. He worked at the Terminal for 57 years.
He enjoyed being with his family and visiting with friends.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Minden American Legion for 65 years.
Survivors include his sons, Greg Rasmussen and wife, Denise, of Cozad and Brad Rasmussen and wife, Donna, of Alaska; daughter, Kristi Rasmussen of Omaha; and grandchildren, Robert, Lee and fiancée, Michele, Kati, Justin and wife, Chelsi, and Tyler; and a sister, Jeannette Rupprecht of Campbell.
He is preceded in death by his wife, LaVon.
Memorial services were April 23 at the United Methodist Church in Minden.
Burial was prior to the memorial service at the Minden Cemetery with military honors provided by the Heartwell VFW and the Minden American Legion.
Memorials are suggested to the Minden American Legion.
Layton-Craig Funeral Home in Minden was in charge of arrangements.