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Helen A. Rasmuson

Helen A. Rasmuson, 87, of Britt, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2003, at Westview Care Center in Britt.

Helen, the daughter of Cyril and Barbara Anna (Vavrik) Formanek was born April 9, 1916, in Britt, Iowa.  She grew up in the Britt area and attended Britt schools.

Helen was united in marriage with Lloyd Rasmuson on May 24, 1934.  She was active in the Congregational Church and her circle.  Helen enjoyed antique sales, crafts, sewing, growing flowers, and gardening.

Helen is survived by her son, Richard Rasmuson and his wife, Kathy of Mason City, Iowa, a son-in-law Jim Pierce of Destrehan, Louisiana; nine grandchildren: Mark Rasuson and his wife, Brenda of Swaledale, Iowa, Sue Baldwin and her husband, Keith of Burchinal, Iowa, Sarah Cannon and her husband, Russ of Tyler, Texas, Mike Rasmuson of Fort Dodge, Iowa, Bekcy Pierce of Destrehan, Louisiana, Chris Pierce and his wife, Maureen of Destrehan, Louisiana, Steve Pierce and his wife, Patti, of Searcy, Arkansas, Scott Pierce and his, wife, Joan of Sugarland, Texas, Melissa Flanagan and her husband, Keith of Mandeville, Louisiana; nineteen great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law Carol Rasmuson of Britt and Clara Formanek of Britt, numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Lloyd in 1986, daughter Carol Pierce, March 12, 2003, grandson Timothy Pierce, stepmother, two brothers, Charles and Cyril, and two sisters Mayme Engel and Barbara Johnson.

Visitation

Service

Date: Monday, April 14, 2003
Time: 10:30 am
Where: Ewing Funeral Chapel – Britt
178 Center Street West, Britt, Iowa 50423
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