A memorial service for longtime Lamar resident, Valeta Bertha Rasmussen, affectionately known as Val to her family and friends, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Grace Lutheran Church with the Reverend Harold Baldwin officiating. Inurnment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery in the Veteran's Section.|
Per Val's request cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation.
Val was born on March 18, 1924 at Lorton, Neb. to Henry G. and Bertha (Mitzner) Seba and passed away on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Prowers Medical Center at the age of 90.
She is preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Valdo Seba, Don Seba, Bertha Kuck; daughter, Anita Ackman and granddaughter, Christy Young.
Val is survived by her husband of 69 years, Milford Rasmussen of the family home in Lamar; two daughters, Mary Ann (Gary) Merritt of Fort Lupton and Deborah Montgomery of Whitehall, Ill.; two sons, Daniel Rasmussen and David (Robin) Rasmussen both of Lamar; eight grandchildren, Janita (Jeremy) Rupp, Warren (Audrey) Borders, Trent (Jodi) Merritt, Cindi (Greg) Smith, Brandy (Ryan Vollmer) Thornton, Ian (Shannon Lee) Ackman, Jennifer (Eric) DeFoe, Jonathan (Sarah) Rasmussen; son-in-law, John Ackman of Colorado Springs; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grand-children.
She is also survived by her two sisters, Viola Jordan of Springfield, Ore. and Donna (Carl) Murphy of Hulbert, Okla.; brothers, Gary (Ann) Seba of Lubbock, Texas, Jim (Eleanor) Seba of Syracuse, Kan. and Norman Seba of Kansas City, Kan.; sister-in-law, Margaret Seba of Bela Vista, Ark.; brother-in-law, Lloyd Kuck of Caldwell, Idaho, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Lutheran Church Endowment Fund either direct or in care of Peacock Funeral Home, 209 South 4th St., Lamar, CO 81052.
Services are under the direction of the Peacock family.
For current information and online condolences please visit their website at www.peacockfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Burlington Record on June 26, 2014