John E. Rasmussen, 66, Kenmare, died Thursday, March 21, 2013, at Trinity Homes in Minot.
John Elvin Rasmussen was born May 13, 1946, a son of Elvin and Genevieve (Willey) Rasmussen, in Minot. He was raised and educated in Kenmare, graduating from Kenmare High School in 1964. He furthered his education by attending college in Walla Walla, Wash.
On June 21, 1970, John was united in marriage to Nora Martin in Walla Walla. They made their home in the Kenmare area, where they farmed and raised their family.
John is survived by: Wife of 42 years, Nora, Kenmare; daughter, Penelope Rasmussen, Kenmare, and her daughter Arabella; son, Kenny (Kelsey) Rasmussen, Grand Forks, and their daughter Abbygail; and one sister, Jeanne Tait, Chicago.
John was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jay.
Graveside service: Will take place at a later date in the spring at the Lakeview Cemetery, Kenmare.
Visitation: There will be no reviewal, however, people may sign a guest register on Saturday, March 23, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Kenmare.
Those wishing to sign the online register and share memories may access the online obituaries section at (www.thompsonlarson.com).