Rasmussen, Louis Jr.

Rasmussen, Louis Jr.

Male 1924 - 1998  (74 years)

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  • Name Rasmussen, Louis  [1
    Suffix Jr. 
    Nickname Little Louis 
    Born 24 Feb 1924  Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 7 Apr 1950  Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 9 Sep 1968  Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 26 Feb 1983  Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 13 Apr 1998  Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Buried Orem City Cemetery, Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I73902  Sackett | Descendants of Samantha Sackett Crofoot (c1795-1878)
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2024 

    Father Rasmussen, Louis,   b. 25 Apr 1891, Elsinore, Sevier County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1968, Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Levie, Clara Jane,   b. 18 Jan 1896, Joseph, Sevier County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1974, Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1911  Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Children 8 children 
     1. Rasmussen, Madge May,   b. Abt 1913,   d. Unknown
     2. Rasmussen, Niels Levie,   b. Abt 1914,   d. Unknown
     3. Rasmussen, Fredrick Cecil,   b. Abt 1917,   d. Unknown
     4. Rasmussen, Randall Raymond,   b. 21 Apr 1918, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1983, Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     5. Rasmussen, Eliza Louise,   b. Abt 1921,   d. Unknown
    +6. Rasmussen, Louis Jr.,   b. 24 Feb 1924, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1998, Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     7. Living
     8. Rasmussen, Infant Daughter,   b. 17 Dec 1937, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1937, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     
    Family ID F29715  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mitchell, Mary Eugenia Harriett,   b. 24 Nov 1924, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 2001, Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 2 Aug 1944  [5
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2024 
    Family ID F35831  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Feb 1924 - Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 7 Apr 1950 - Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 9 Sep 1968 - Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 26 Feb 1983 - Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Apr 1998 - Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Orem City Cemetery, Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 25 Jul 2022.
      Orem-Geneva Times (Orem, Utah), 12 Sep 1968, Page 12

      L. Rasmussen Dies After Long Illness

      Louis Rasmussen Sr. 77, of 165-f S. Main Street in Orem, died at his home Monday following a long illness.

      He was born Apr. 25, 1891, in Elsinore, the son of Niels and Hansena Madsen Rasmussen.

      He married Clara Jane Levie on June 15, 1911, in Richfield.

      The marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.

      Mr. Rasmussen was a railroader for 33 years and a carpenter. His hobbies were fishing, hunting, camping and gardening.

      He was an active member of the LDS Church and was an elder.

      He worked for the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad as a section foreman and roadmaster. During World War II he was assigned to lay track at Remington Arms in Salt Lake, Geneva Steel and the Clearfield Naval Supply Depot.

      Upon his retirement he assisted with the bookkeeping at son's garage in Provo.

      Survivors include his wife of Orem; four sons and three daughters: Niels L. Rasmussen, Randall Rasmussen, Mrs. Ervil (Cleo) Davis, Louise L. Kelsey, all of Orem; Mrs. Winfred (May) Gleave, Louis Rasmussen Jr. and Fred Rasmussen all of Provo; 29 grandchildren and 40 great-grandchildren; two brothers and one sister, Otto Rasmussen, Salt Lake City; William (Bill) Rasmussen and Mrs. Gus (Anna) Soutas, both of Provo.

      Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 1:30 p.m. in the Orem 22nd Ward Chapel, 140 W. 1600 S., Orem. Friends may call at the Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m., and at the ward chapel Friday prior to services.

      Burial will be in the East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com) (Reliability: 2), 11 Feb 2024.
      Memorial ID 66723081
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/66723081

      Louis “Little Louis” Rasmussen Jr.

      Birth
      24 Feb 1924
      Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
      Death
      13 Apr 1998 (aged 74)
      Provo, Utah County, Utah, USA
      Burial
      Orem City Cemetery
      Orem, Utah County, Utah, USA

      Researched by Ted Smith

    3. [S2769] 1950 United States Federal Census (Ancestry.com), (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 12 Feb 2024.
      1950 Census, enumerated 7 Apr 1950 at 890 N 8 E in Orem, Utah County, Utah, United States

      Lewis Rasmussen, Head, W, M, 25, Mar, Utah, Warehouse Man (Gas Co.)
      Mary Rasmussen, W, F, Wife, 25, Mar, Utah, ___
      Garry Rasmussen, Son, W, M, 3, Nev, Utah, ___
      Jeanett Rasmussen, Daughter, W, F, 8, Nev, Utah, ___

      Researched by Ted Smith

    4. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 11 Nov 2023.
      Randall Raymond "Randy" Rasmussen, 64, of Orem, died Feb. 26, 1983 al his home in Orem.

      He was born April 21, 1918 in Kaysviile to Louis and Clara Jane Levi Rasmussen.

      He is survived by three brothers and three sisters, Neils L. Rasmussen, Orem; Louis Rasmussen, Jr., Fred R. Rasmussen, both of Provo; Mrs. Elmer (May) Moore, Springville; Louise L. Kelsey, Mrs. E. L. (Cleo) Davis, both Orem.

      Funeral was Wednesday, March 2, 1983 in Orem. Burial will be at the East Lawn Memorial Hills Cemetery in Provo.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith.

    5. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 11 Feb 2024.
      The Daily Herald (Provo, Utah), 16 Apr 1998, Page 9

      Louis Rasmussen

      Beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend, Louis Rasmussen Jr. passed away April 13, at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center.

      He was born February 24, 1924 in Kaysville, Utah, a son of Louis Rasmussen and Clara Jane Levie Rasmussen. He married his childhood sweetheart, Mary Mitchell, August 2, 1944. He worked for D & RG Railroad, Geneva Steel and Mountain Field Supply. For the next thirty years, he was employed by Provo City for 25 years as Florticulturist, operating greenhouses and planting flowers throughout city properties. In 1967, he was awarded the Earl Conder Outstanding Employee of the Year. He retired in 1987 to work in his own flower beds with his sweetheart, Mary.

      He was a member of the LDS Church, serving as a home teacher. His family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were his pride and joy.

      He is survived by his wife, Mary; children: Gary, Provo; Jeanette Marquardson, Sandy; Leland (Mary), Provo; Mark (Sandy), Provo; brother, Neils (Ruth), Orem; sisters, Louise Kelsey Meyers, May Moore, Cleo Davis (Ervil). He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Fred and Randall, and granddaughter, Angie.

      Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 18, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. at the Pioneer Park Ward Chapel, 610 W. 300 S., Provo. Friends and family may call Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Berg Mortuary of Provo, 185 East Center street, and from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday morning at the ward chapel. Interment, Orem City Cemetery, 1500 North 800 East.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith

    6. [S1681] Utah, U.S., Select County Marriages, 1887-1937, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3), 25 Jul 2022.
      Name: Clara Levi
      Gender: Female
      Age: 16
      Birth Date: 1895
      Marriage Date: 15 Jun 1911
      Marriage Place: Sevier, Utah, United States
      Father: Fred Levi
      Spouse: Louis Rasmussen
      FHL Film Number: 482036

      Name: Louis Rasmussen
      Gender: Male
      Age: 20
      Birth Date: 1891
      Marriage Date: 15 Jun 1911
      Marriage Place: Sevier, Utah, United States
      Father: Neils Rasmussen
      Spouse: Clara Levi
      FHL Film Number: 482036

      Researched by Ted Smith


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