Sunday, January 17, 2016

Rosabel Rasmussen

SPRINGFIELD, IL - Rosabel Rasmussen, 88, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 at Concordia Village. She was born Oct. 4, 1927, in Springfield, to Svend and Helen Aarup Rasmussen.

Miss Rasmussen is survived by her brother, Paul Rasmussen, and sister, Viola Hollister, both of Springfield, as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her brother, Gorm Rasmussen, and sister, Greta Graham.

Rosabel received her bachelor's degree from Carthage College and her masters degree from the University of Illinois. She was an American History teacher at Springfield High School for over 30 years. She was a member of the AAUW, the bibliophile group, and she was a charter member of Luther Memorial Church.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, at the Concordia Village Chapel, 4101 West Iles, Springfield.

The family will meet friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday at Concordia. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Concordia Village.

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Published in The State Journal-Register on Jan. 17, 2016

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