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Donald James Rasmussen
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Obituary for Donald James Rasmussen

Donald James Rasmussen a long-time resident of Shelby Township, Michigan passed away peacefully at his home Thursday, September 6th, 2018; at the age of 89.

Donald was born in Detroit, Michigan on August 9th, 1929 to John and Clara (Brick) Rasmussen. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Donald was married to the love of his life, Kathryn for 65 years. He retired from Ryerson Steel. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, sports and the outdoors. 

He is survived by his wife, Kathryn. His children; Pamela (Arvin) Stephenson, Kirk Rasmussen and Ken (Kathy) Rasmussen. His 11 grandchildren; Benjamin, Kira, Jonathan, Sabrina, Noah, Sara, Kirk Jr., Joseph, Ariel, Matthew and Brandon. Also his brother, Robert (de: Lucille) Rasmussen.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Clara Rasmussen. His siblings; Carl Rasmussen, Virginia Bacon and Alma Gierhart.

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2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gramer Funeral Home – Diener Chapel

48271 Van Dyke Avenue
Shelby Township, MI 48317





10:00 AM
St. Lawrence Church

44633 Utica Rd
Utica, MI 48317

With a 9:30 instate

Cemetery Details


St. Lawrence Cemetery

44633 Utica Road
Shelby Township, MI 48317


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