Neil L. Rasmussen
Rasmuseen, 88, of Fond du Lac, passed away peacefully on Saturday. December 14,
2019 at the Hospice Home of Hope. He was born on August 5, 1931 in Marshfield,
WI, the son of the late Mae and Ted Rasmussen. On. September 26, 1951, Neil
married Joyce Seehafer, in Marshfield, who later passed on April 19, 1975. He
married Janice McElhatton McCrory on August 1, 1986. They were married for 33
born and raised in Marshfield, grew up on a farm and graduated from high
school. In 1955, the family moved to Fond du Lac, and worked for Luxerin Dairy
and Lake to Lake Dairy. For nearly five years he worked part-time for
Chatterton Pharmacy delivering prescriptions to customers. He then went
full-time in January 1961. Later it was named Agnesian Pharmacy. He also
delivered prescription from Brookside, Dana & Worm, Pharmacy Plus, Sharpe
and Fond du Lac clinics and to nursing homes. He retired in the fall of 2012.
Neil also did grounds keeping and maintenance work for Madame Kuony at the
Postilion in Fond du Lac for about 15 years.
enjoyed snowmobiling, playing cards, lawn work, grilling, loved to wash and
shine his car, caring for his pet cockatiel bird, Chipper and spending time
with his children and grandchildren. He and Jan were often seen cruising around
town and through the park on their mopeds. They also took several trips to Branson,
Nashville, Mexico, Canada, Escanaba and to many different casinos in Wisconsin.
His morning ritual before work was stopping at Petrie’s or Joan’s Kitchen for a
cup of coffee and toast.
survived by his loving wife, Janice; three daughters, Susan (Tom Hartman)
Wilderman of New Berlin, Cindy (Brent) Ramsey of Largo, FL, and Terre Mand of
Fond du Lac; one son, Thomas Rasmussen of Green Bay; seven grandchildren, Emily
(Luca Ventre) Wilderman, Sara (Craig) Wilderman-Hampton, Nicholas Ramsey, Erika
Mand, Tony (Susan) Mand, Stephanie (Kevin) Py, Adam (Franziska) Mand; three
great grandchildren, Jayda and Briea Mand, and Paysen Ramsey; one stepdaughter,
Lisa (Dave) Kraft of Fond du Lac; four step grandchildren, Meghan and Emily
Kraft, Stephanie and Brittany McCrory; two brothers, Wayne Rasmussen of
Marshfield and Garth (Delores) Rasmussen of Union Grove, WI; brother-in-law,
Richard (Carol) Seehafer of Antigo, WI; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and
friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Joyce; two
sons-in-law, Richard W. Mand and Daniel C. Wilderman; one stepson, Brian
McCrory; four brothers and two sisters.
will be held on Saturday, December 21, 2019 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM at
Uecker-Witt Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 5:00 PM on
Saturday at the funeral home. A private family inurnment will take place at a
of flowers, donations can be made to Agnesian Hospice in Neil’s name.
Guestbook and tribute wall may
be found by visiting ueckerwitt.com.