GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                            Monday, December 26, 2005

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Robert Rasmussen

    HARLEM - World War II Navy veteran Robert "Bob" Rasmussen, 81; a longtime Blaine County Farmer, died after a brief illness Saturday at Sweet Memorial Nursing Home in Chinook.

    Her memorial service is 2 p.m. Wednesday at Harlem High School Gymnasium, with a reception at the Harlem VFW meeting room. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

    He is survived by his wife, Eileen, of Harlem; a daughter, Rita (Kevin) Campbell of Chinook; a granddaughter, Amber D'Hooge, of Missoula; a brother, Don Rasmussen, of Harlem; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    Bob was born on Feb. 28, 1924, at the family homestead south west of Harlem to Arthur and Peg (Lux) Rasmussen. He graduated from Harlem High School in 1942. During World War II, he joined the U.S. Navy. After the war, he returned home and attended Montana State University in Bozeman. In 1950 he married his wife, Eileen (Runyan), of Chinook. In 1952, Eileen and Bob began farming south of Harlem, where they raised two children, Rod and Rita.

    During his life, Bob was a member of numerous local organizations: charter member of VFW Post 4744, A.F. & A.M. Masonic Lodge No.108, Royal Arch of Havre, Harlem Lion's Club, Chinook Fraternal Order of Eagles Aires No. 689, American Legion Post No. 59 of Hogeland, Montana Grain Growers Association and the Montana Seed Show beginning in 1957. Bob was also a member of the Presbyterian Church of Harlem where he served as a trustee. One of Bob's greatest joys in life was visiting with people and telling stories. He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Rod; and a stepsister, Cora Benson.

    Memorials may be sent to the Presbyterian Church of Harlem, or any organization of a person's choice.

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BILLINGS GAZETTE                                            Monday, December 26, 2005

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Robert "Bob" Rasmussen                                 

    HARLEM - Robert "Bob" Rasmussen, 81, longtime Blaine County farmer, passed away on December 24, 2005, at the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home after a brief illness.     

    Bob was born on Feb. 28, 1924, at the family homestead southwest of Harlem to Arthur and Peg (Lux) Rasmussen. He graduated from Harlem High School in 1942. During World War II, he joined the U.S. Navy. After the war, he returned home and attended Montana State University in Bozeman. In 1950, he married his wife, Eileen (Runyan) of Chinook. In 1952, Eileen and Bob began farming south of Harlem, where they raised two children, Rod and Rita.      During his life, Bob was a member of numerous local organizations: charter member of VFW Post 4744, A.F. & A.M. Masonic Lodge #108, Royal Arch of Havre, Harlem Lion's Club, Chinook Fraternal Order of Eagles Aires #689, American Legion Post #59 of Hogeland, Montana Grain Growers Association and the Montana Seed Show beginning in 1957. Bob was also a member of the Presbyterian Church of Harlem where he served as a trustee. One of Bob's greatest joys in life was visiting with people and telling stories.   

     Bob is survived by his wife, Eileen of Harlem; daughter, Rita (Kevin) Campbell of Chinook; granddaughter, Amber D'Hooge of Missoula; one brother, Don Rasmussen of Harlem; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Rod and a stepsister, Cora Benson.    

    Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28, in the Harlem High School Gymnasium with a reception at the Harlem VFW Meeting Room. Memorials may be sent to the Presbyterian Church of Harlem, or any organization of a person's choice. Cremation has taken place by arrangements of Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.       

 

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HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                  Tuesday, December 27, 2005

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ROBERT RASMUSSEN

     HARLEM - Robert “Bob” Rasmussen, 81, longtime Blaine County farmer, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2005, at Sweet Memorial Nursing Home after a brief illness.

    A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Harlem High School gymnasium with a reception at the Harlem VFW Meeting Room. Cremation has taken place by arrangements of Edwards Funeral Home of Chinook.

    Bob was born Feb. 28, 1924, at the family homestead south west of Harlem to Arthur and Peg (Lux) Rasmussen. He graduated from Harlem High School in 1942. During World War II, he joined the U.S. Navy. After the war, he returned home and attended Montana State University in Bozeman.

    In 1950, he married Eileen Runyan of Chinook. In 1952, Eileen and Bob began farming south of Harlem, where they raised two children, Rod and Rita.

    During his life, Bob was a member of numerous local organizations. He was a charter member of VFW Post 4744, Masonic Lodge No. 108, Royal Arch of Havre, Harlem Lions Club, Chinook Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 689, American Legion Post No. 59 of Hogeland, Montana Grain Growers Association and the Montana Seed Show beginning in 1957. Bob was also a member of the Presbyterian Church of Harlem, where he served as a trustee.

    One of Bob's greatest joys in life was visiting with people and telling stories.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Rod; and stepsister, Cora Benson.

    Survivors include his wife, Eileen, of Harlem; daughter, Rita (Kevin) Campbell of Chinook; granddaughter, Amber D'Hooge of Missoula; brother, Don Rasmussen of Harlem; numerous nieces and nephews.

    Memorials can be sent to the Presbyterian Church of Harlem or an organization of a person's choice.

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THE BLAINE CO. JOURNAL NEWS-OPINION           Wednesday, December 28, 2005

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Ro6ert-- Rasmussen

    Robert "Bob" Ras­mussen, 81, longtime Blaine County farmer died on De­cember 24, 2005 at the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home after a brief illness. Memorial services will be Wednesday, December 28, 2005 (today) at 2:00 p.m. in the Harlem High School Gymnasium with a reception at the Harlem VFW Meeting Room. Memorials may be sent to the Presbyterian Church of Harlem, or any or­ganization of a person's choice. Cremation has taken place by arrangements of Ed­wards Funeral Home of Chi­nook.

    Bob was born on February 28, 1924 at the family home­stead southwest of Harlem to Arthur and Peg (Lux) Ras­mussen. He graduated from Harlem High School in 1942. During World War 11, he joined the U.S. Navy. After the war, he returned home and attended Montana State Uni­versity in Bozeman. In 1950, he married his wife, Eileen (Runyan) of Chinook. In 1952, Eileen and Bob be-an farming south of Harlem, where they raised two children, Rod and Rita. During his life. Bob was a member of numer­^us local organizations: charter member of VFW Post 4744, A.F. & A.M. Masonic Lodge #108, Royal Arch of Havre, Harlem Lion's Club, Chinook Fraternal Order of Eagles Ai­res #689, American Legion Post #59 of Hogeland, Mon­tana Grain Growers Associa­tion and the Montana Seed Show beginning in 1957. Bob was also a member of the Presbyterian Church of Harlem where he served as a trustee. One of Bob's greatest joys in life was visiting with people and telling stories.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, his son Rod, and a stepsister Cora Benson.

    He is survived by his wife Eileen of Harlem, daughter Rita (Kevin) Campbell of Chinook, granddaughter Am­ber D'Hooge of Missoula, one brother Don Rasmussen of Harlem, numerous nieces and nephews.

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