Elna M. Rasmussen, 94, died peacefully August 12, 1995.
Elna was born February 9, 1901 in Bergen, Norway to Johan Kristian Rasmussen and Auna Mathilde Bjorndal. Married in the Salt Lake Temple; later divorced.Survived by a son, Norman (Verla), Salt Lake City; grandchildren, Cory N Rasmussen, Salt Lake City; Jill (Mrs. Dennis Rider), Tokyo, Japan; four great-grandchildren, Cory and Nicole Rasmussen, "Katie" and Christopher Rider, and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by sister, Agnes M. Floisand, Salt Lake; three brothers, Ragnvald, Johan and Albiet, all Norway.
Emigrated to the United States in 1917 and worked for Martha Washington Candies (later Richards) for 45 years, and was known as the "Candy Lady" by her family of friends and customers. Her life was never simple or easy, but was honest and sincere.
Graveside services will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 16, 1995, at the Wasatch Lawn Cemetery. Funeral directors, Russon Brothers Mortuary.
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