Joan L. Rasmussen (1955 - 2015)


INDEPENDENCE – Joan L. Rasmussen, 60 years old, of Waterloo, formerly of Independence, died on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, at Country View Care Center in Waterloo. She was born on Feb. 3, 1955, in Independence, the daughter of Freddie Lee and Loretta Jo (Eschen) Rasmussen. She attended school in Quasqueton, and also at Cono Christian School near Walker. Ms. Rasmussen enjoyed working puzzles and cross stitch, playing cards, and doing ceramics. She also enjoyed playing in the bell choir at Country View Care Center.
Ms. Rasmussen is survived by her mother, Loretta Rasmussen of Independence; three sisters: Julie Sanford of Dysart, Jeanette Gahring of Versailles, Mo., and Shelly (Alan) Johnson of Independence; and one brother, Wayde Rasmussen of Independence. She is also survived by 17 nieces and nephews, 23 great nieces and nephews, and 1 great great niece.
She was preceded in death by her father; one sister, Sherry Eldridge; and one brother, Todd Rasmussen.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Independence with Pastor Greg DeBoer officiating. Burial will be in Wilson Cemetery in Independence. Friends may call for visitation after 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21, at the church. On line condolences may be left at White Funeral Home of Independence is in charge of arrangements.
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Independence, IA 50644
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Nov. 19 to Nov. 25, 2015