Carl F. Rasmussen an 83 year old Trenton resident, passed away at 3:00 p.m. , Friday, December 31, 2021 at Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe.
He is to be cremated under the direction of Slater Neal Funeral Home of Trenton, with private memorial services to be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Immanuel Lutheran Church and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home.
Carl Rasmussen was born December 9, 1938 in St. Louis, MO to Chester and Ruth (Boggs) Rasmussen. The family moved to Salisbury, MO in 1945. After high school graduation he worked a couple of years at McDonnell Aircraft in St. Louis. He then worked for 40 years with the Missouri Department of Transportation. He was also a member of the Missouri National Guard for seven years. On September 30, 1959 he was united in marriage to Carolyn Freese. After his retirement he enjoyed friends, gardening and his four legged buddy Millie. He was a humble and devoted Christian his entire life and an active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Surviving relatives include his wife Carolyn of the home, son David Rasmussen and wife Melissa of Tucson, AZ, daughter Kristin McMillan and husband Lee of Ozark, AL, sister Fran Burton of Columbia, MO, sister-in-law Joyce Rasmussen of Moberly, MO, grandchildren Noah Rasmussen, Owen Rasmussen, Delaney Sumlar, and Pary Sumlar III, and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a younger brother Lawrence.
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