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Bethel Wilder Rasmussen
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1896
Death: Aug. 19, 1946

Mrs. Fred C Rasmussen of Oral, South Dakota, who died Monday August 19, 1946, was born in Ames, Iowa 21 July 1896. She was born to Bethel May Wilder to Truman G. (T. G.) and Ella May Wilder. In 1910, the family moved to South Dakota, where she grew to womanhood. On June 25, 1913, she married Fred C. Rasmussen, and they made their home at Oral, South Dakota. To this union was born sixteen children: nine boys and seven girls: Viola Donnafield of Rapid City; Fred Rasmussen of Hot Springs; Harry Rasmussen of Oral; Ella Graves of Oral; Fern Merwin of Oral; Charles Rasmussen of Hot Springs; Alice Lake of Oral; Dorothy Morgan of Oelrichs.

Those at home are: Frank; Mary Jane; Sarah; David; John; Edward; Robert and Garry.

She is also survived by two sister: Hazel Mingus of Montrose, Colorado and Fern Hambek of Gregory, South Dakota; one brother, Harry Wilder of Sheridan, Oregon and ten grandchildren.

Mrs. Wilder was a member of the Tulip Rebekah Lodge for a number of years. She was a loving wife and mother and all her ambitions and thoughts were for her family. She had many friends and was loved by all.

Services will be held at the church in Oral and burial will be at the Fairview Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Truman Grant Wilder (1864 - 1942)
  Ella May Ferguson Wilder (1877 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  Fred C Rasmussen (1884 - 1960)*
 
 Children:
  Viola M. Donnafield (1914 - 2004)*
  Fred William Rasmussen (1915 - 1994)*
  Harry Leroy Rasmussen (1917 - 1983)*
  Ella E Bahr (1919 - 2002)*
  Fern G. Merwin (1920 - 2004)*
  Charles R Rasmussen (1922 - 1985)*
  Dorothy E. Morgan (1926 - 2008)*
  Sarah L Reitenbaugh (1931 - 1965)*
  David Lee Rasmussen (1932 - 2014)*
  Alice Margaret Rasmussen Lake (1934 - 2004)*
  Edward A Rasmussen (1936 - 1986)*
  Robert D Rasmussen (1939 - 1950)*
  Garry Rasmussen (1941 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bethel Wilder Rasmussen (1896 - 1946)
  Fern Gladys Wilder Hambek (1898 - 1986)*
  Hazel W Mingus (1901 - 1978)*
  Harry Ray Wilder (1903 - 1983)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
w/o Fred C. M: 06/25/1913
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Oral
Fall River County
South Dakota, USA
Plot: Sec. 2, Lot 62
 
Created by: DonZas
Record added: May 01, 2005
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Bethel <i>Wilder</i> Rasmussen
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Bethel was the Great Grandaughter of Aaron Wilder and Piscilla Clark.
- Mary
 Added: Sep. 10, 2011

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