January 11, 1934 - July 7, 2017
Elmer C. Rasmussen age 83 of Lone Rock passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017 at the Agrace Hospice Care in Fitchburg, WI. He was born on January 11, 1934 in Chicago, IL the son of Jens and Ingefred (Mikkelsen) Rasmussen. He was married on October 25, 1958 to the former Betty Gutwein. Elmer was a carpenter all of his working years, loved to fish and scuba dive and was a wonderful family man. Survivors include his wife, Betty Rasmussen of Lone Rock, a son, Steve (Jennifer) Rasmussen of Bartlett, IL, a daughter, Cyndie Rasmussen of Spring Green, 6 grandchildren, Tami (Chris) O’Malley, Tina (Jay) Grimmer, Rob Rasmussen, Jordan Mark, Nikkie Rasmussen, John Andrist, 6 great grandchildren, Nicholas, Sophie, Clayton, Justin, Josie, Taylee, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jens and Ingefred Rasmussen, 3 siblings, Rose Tiedeman, Eddie and Ray Rasmussen. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at the Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green at 3:00 P.M. followed by military graveside rites to be conducted by the Spring Green American Legion Post #253. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 12:00 Noon until the time of service at 3:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Agrace Hospice Care. Online condolences available at www.staffordfuneralhomes.com. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.