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Obituary: Ezra W. Rasmussen

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Ezra W. (Bill) Rasmussen passed peacefully from this life on December 31, 2001, in Salt Lake City, Utah, at 93 years of age.

He was born August 21, 1908 in Ogden, Utah to Royal Nicholas Rasmussen and Sarah Elizabeth Moore.

He grew up on the family farm and was educated in Ogden City Schools. He also received a degree from Weber State College in Business and Accounting.

Bill married his "darlin" Florence A. Roberts in the Salt Lake Temple on May 29, 1930. She preceded him in death in 1980.

He loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grand-children.

He worked in the consumer loan industry all his working life, always striving for excellence in all he did.

Bill is survived by his three children: Bill (Nydia Lopez Lespada) of St. George, Utah; Anne (Bob Kaelberer) and Craig (Marilyn Wilmarth) both of Salt Lake City; 10 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to thank all the care givers who showed such loving kindness to dad, especially to his daughter Anne for her unconditional support over the last twenty years of his life.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 5, 2002, at 11 a.m. at the Larkin Sunset Lawn Chapel (2350 East 1300 South, Salt Lake). A viewing will be held Friday from 6-8 p.m. and from 9:45-10:45 prior to funeral services. Interment at the Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Utah.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests sending a donation to Utah Boys Ranch or a charity of your choice.