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Robert Duane Rasmussen

October 30, 1929 February 3, 2018
Robert Duane Rasmussen
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Obituary for Robert Duane Rasmussen

Robert Duane Rasmussen, 88, of West Grove, PA formerly of Wilmington, DE passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at his home in Jenner’s Pond Retirement Community, West Grove.

He was the husband of Grace Kathrine Bruce Rasmussen with whom he shared 60 years of marriage.

Born in Albert Lea, MN he was the son of the late Martin and Selma Haugland Rasmussen.

Robert was a veteran of the US Navy serving during the Korean War.

He was a taught middle and elementary school in New Castle County, DE from 1963-1987.

He was a member of the First Unitarian Church, Wilmington, DE.

Robert enjoyed reading, hiking, traveling, and music. He volunteered as a mentor at the Avon Grove Intermediate School.

He is survived by his wife; one son, Keith D. Rasmussen and his wife, Maria C. Rasmussen of Newark, DE; one daughter, Liza Golter and her husband, Brian D. Golter of Avondale, PA; five grandchildren, Samuel A. Rasmussen, Thomas S. Rasmussen, Jake A. Golter, Nicholas A. Golter and Benjamin D. Golter; and one sister, Marianna Overgaard of Lindstrom, MN.

He was preceded in death by a brother, David Rasmussen.

Services will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Oxford, PA.

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