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Viola Rasmusson July 30, 1919 - Sept. 29, 2009

LAKE LILLIAN -- Viola Rose Rasmusson, 90, of Fosston, died Tuesday at First Care Nursing Home in Fosston.

A private graveside service will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at East Lake Lillian Baptist Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Carlin-Hoialmen Funeral Home of Fosston. Memorials are preferred to the East Lake Lillian Baptist Cemetery or the First Care Nursing Home Residence Council.

She was born July 30, 1919, in Cosmos Township, Meeker County, to Fred and Ida (Reukert) Brede. She attended school near Cosmos.

She married Harlan Rasmusson on May 3, 1939. They lived near Lake Lillian until 1975 when they moved to the Lengby-Fosston area. She was a member of Lake Lillian Baptist Church.

She is survived by her children: Dallas (and Marlene) Rasmusson of Gully, Darlene (and Bob) Hanson of Little Falls, Sharolyn Goodsen (and Ken Lawlor) of Duluth and Steven (and Deb) Rasmusson of Lengby; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; siblings: Orville (and Elaine) Brede of Hastings, Earl (and Verle) Brede of Lake Lillian, LaVerne (and Ella) Brede of Hutchinson and Grace Schuman of Dassel.

She was preceded in death by her husband; infant daughter: Marjean; and one grandson.