Ellen E. Rasmussen, age 97, of Cambridge, passed away Saturday February 21st, at GracePointe Crossing West Gablesin Cambridge. A time of visiting will be held Wednesday, February 25th, from 1 to 3 PM at the Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel. Burial will be at the Houlton Cemetery in Houlton, Wisconsin.
Ellen Elisabeth Rasmussen was born February 8, 1912 in Milaca to William and Clara Peterson. She was raised in Milaca and graduated from Milaca High School. On June 25, 1936 she married Vern S. Rasmussen. She was a long time resident of Roseville from 1943 1994. Ellen was employed for years as a cook in the Mounds View School System hot lunch program. In 1994 she moved to the Cambridge area.
Ellen passed away on February 21, 2009 at GracePointe Crossing Gables West at the age of 97 years and 13 days. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Vern in 1979.
Ellen is survived by two sons, Ogden (Marlene) Rasmussen of Cambridge, and Owen (Carol) Rasmussen of Arden Hills; by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and by other relatives and friends.