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Freida Margareit Rasmussen Sheen
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1910
Plainview
Pierce County
Nebraska, USA
Death: May 6, 2006
Elko
Elko County
Nevada, USA

Freida Rasmussen Karspeck Sheen passed away at the Northeastern Nevada Regional Hospital at the age of 96. She was born to Julius and Annie Andersen Rasmussen. In 1911, the family moved to Stratton, Colo., where they homesteaded in 1920. She and her siblings attended a rural school. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. During 1930 and 1940, she lived in Tribune, Kan., and Denver, Colo., to help members of her family. Freida was married to her childhood sweetheart, Raymond Karspeck, in 1946 and they moved to Elko, Nev. He preceded her in death on March 6, 1969. She married George Sheen on June 23, 1973. Freida worked for the Stanley Ellison family for many years as a housekeeper, ranch cook and baby sitter, as well as for many other local families. She also worked as a nursing aid at Elko General Hospital. She enjoyed baking and sharing with her friends and neighbors. She had never learned to drive and walked wherever she went. She was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She is survived by three brothers, Julian (Lily) Rasmussen of Julesburg, Colo., Milford (Val) Rasmussen of Lamar, Colo. and Ralph (Roberta) Rasmussen of Barstow, Calif.; one sister, Norma Lindholm of Loveland, Colo.; sister-in-law, Mae Rasmussen of Midland, Mich.; and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Raymond; an infant sister, Roma; sisters, Amanda (Bernie) Henderson, Violet (Hank) Seba and Sylvia (Kelly) Bennett; and a brother, Orval Rasmussen. 
 
Burial:
Burns Memorial Garden
Elko
Elko County
Nevada, USA
 
Created by: Judy Lu
Record added: May 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14274129
Freida Margareit <i>Rasmussen</i> Sheen
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Freida Margareit <i>Rasmussen</i> Sheen
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