Richard "Dick" L. Rasmussen, 66, of St. Paul, died unexpectedly on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at his home in St. Paul.
Funeral Services will be at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, January 3, 2022 at the First Presbyterian Church in St. Paul. Pastor Lisa Ewald will be officiating.
Visitation will be from 4-7 P.M. on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at Jacobsen-Greenway-Dietz Funeral Home in St. Paul.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date.
Richard was born on August 12, 1955 to Glenn and Esther (Birt) Rasmussen in St. Paul, Nebraska. He grew up in St. Paul and graduated from St. Paul High School in 1974. Dick was united in marriage to Julie Markvicka on October 1, 1977 in St. Paul.
He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed every moment he had with his family and friends. You could find him riding his motorcycle, cutting wood, or simply helping out a friend or family member. He enjoyed his time spent at Jake’s Bar and will be deeply missed by the many lives he touched. He was extremely proud of his grandson, Tyson for serving in the United States Army.
Those left to carry out his legacy include his son, Adam Rasmussen (Mona Lehn) of St. Paul; daughters, Denise Rasmussen (James Lemburg) of Alda and Jessica Rasmussen of Lincoln; brothers, Dale (Deb) Rasmussen of St. Paul and Gerald (Cindy) Rasmussen of St. Paul; sisters, Joan Rasmussen of Calhoun, MO and Janet Rasmussen of St. Paul; grandchildren, Britney (Veronica), Tyson, Alex, Alyssa, Jorja, Talyr, and Dylan; the mother of his children, Julie Rasmussen; former mother-in-law, Vange Obermiller; and special friend, his dog, “Littles.”
Richard was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
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