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Vera Rasmusen

Born: July 23, 1924

Died: January 7, 2018

Vera Rasmusen, 93, of Huntley passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018 surrounded by her family at Centegra Northern Illinois Medical Center in McHenry.

She was born July 23, 1924 in Huntley to Christ and Florence Ahrens. She married Hubert (Hughie) Rasmusen on June 16, 1943.

She was a Huntley High School graduate, Class of 1942. She was a homemaker and had worked for Dr. Thomas Forrest, whom delivered her four children, and receptionist at Woodstock Memorial Hospital. Vera started with COILS, Inc. in Huntley in 1966 in the factory, then moved in to the receptionist position and retired in 2002 after enjoying her 36 years with them.

Vera was a lifelong Huntley resident, one of the longest members of the First Congregational Church in Huntley, Sunday school teacher, member of the American Legion Auxiliary since 1960, and a member of the Royal Neighbors of America. She enjoyed her front porch swing, western movies, big band music, was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bulls fan, and enjoyed pictures of great grandkids and pups.

She is survived by her daughter, Sue (Dan) Fruin; daughter in laws, Marina Rasmusen, Dorie Rasmusen; her grandchildren, Dede (Kory) Larson, Ronald (Angie) Rasmusen, Jr., Matthew (Jodi) Fruin, Nathen Fruin (Samantha Barickman), Peter (Ivy) Rasmusen, Stephanie (Dennis) Hutchinson, Katie (Adam) Reeves; great grandchildren, Brent, Alex, Kylee, Kadeyn, Cayden, Colten, Tessa, Nicolette, Rylie & Ryker; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her sons, Larry, Ronald, and Steven; her parents; and sister and brother in law, Norma and Henry Garlieb.

The Funeral Service will be 11:00am Friday, Jan. 12 at the First Congregational Church, 11628 E. Main St. in Huntley with Burial in the Huntley Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday, Jan. 11 from 4:00 to 8:00pm at the James A. O'Connor Funeral Home, 11603 E. Main Street in Huntley and will continue on Friday at the church prior to the service from 10:00 to 11:00am.

In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Animal House Shelter Inc., 13005 Ernesti Road, Huntley, IL 60142 or to the church.

For info (847)669-5111 or visit www.jamesaoconnorfuneralhome.com
Published in the Northwest Herald from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2018
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