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Linda Marie Rasmussen

December 10, 1954 ~ July 11, 2019 (age 64)


Linda Marie Rasmussen, 64 of Elba, died on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at the Fullerton Care Center in Fullerton, NE.

Visitation will be from 5-7 P.M. Sunday at Jacobsen-Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home in St. Paul, NE.  Memorials are suggested to Elba Community Club.   

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 A.M. Monday, July 15, 2019 at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Elba, NE.  Interment will be at the Cotesfield Cemetery.  Father Rayappa Konka and Father Richard Piontkowski will be presiding. 

Linda was born on December 10, 1954 to Robert and Nila (Yax) Rasmussen in Ord, NE.  She graduated from Elba High School in 1973.  Linda’s education was long and extensive with her commitment to Special Education for over 41 years.  She received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Wayne State College, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Kearney State College.  She completed her education with a Master’s Degree at her alma mater Wayne State College.   

Linda had a genuine love for all her nieces and nephews.  She was known for her angel food cakes she brought to every occasion.  She loved shopping at the Dollar General Store.  She was a collector of Vincent Van Gogh prints and Maud Humphrey figurines.  She also loved her cats and was a Garth Brooks fan. 

Those left to cherish her memory include her brother and sister-in-law, Dan and Michele Rasmussen of Cotesfield, NE; sisters and brothers-in-law, Sandra and Kevin Bredthauer of Iowa Falls, Iowa, Kay and Chris Philpott of Hoosick Falls, NY, and Kim and Mark Oliva of Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY;  numerous nieces and nephews.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents Bob & Nila Rasmussen; infant brother, Terry Rasmussen; and fiancé, Vern Graham.

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July 14, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jacobsen-Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home
411 O Street, P.O. Box 112
St. Paul, NE 68873

Mass of Christian Burial
July 15, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Joseph&rsquo!s Catholic Church (Elba, NE)

July 15, 2019

11:30 AM
Cotesfield Cemetery
21st Avenue
Cotesfield, NE 68835

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