Ronald Dean Rasmussen

April 11, 1957 - October 12, 2018

Ronald Dean Rasmussen

April 11, 1957 - October 12, 2018


Ronald Dean Rasmussen, 61, of Bellingham, WA, died October 12, 2018, at home surrounded by his loved ones.

He was born April 11, 1957, in Walla Walla, WA, the son of late Mary and Jorgen Rasmussen.

A graduate of Walla Walla High School and certificated by Bellingham Technical College, Ron was a service technician for 37 years. He served in the National Guard for 6 years (Sergeant, Company C, 1st Battalion, 303rd Armor Division).

Ron was a member of Bellingham Christ the King church for 20 years, serving as a small group leader and volunteer.

He loved God, his family, and the outdoors, and he will be remembered fondly for his corny joke telling.

He is survived by his wife, Debra; children Billy, Joy, Angie, Ronald Jr., Cail, Mary, Patricia, and their spouses; 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; and siblings Kathy, Karen, Chris, David, and their spouses.

A memorial service, with reception to follow, will be held at 6pm Friday, October 26, 2018, at the Squalicum Boathouse, 2600 N. Harbor Loop, Bellingham, WA 98225.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ron’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Memorial Service

  • Date & Time: Oct 26, 2018 (No Time)
  • Venue: Squalicum Boathouse
  • Location: 2600 North Harbor Loop Dr Bellingham, WA 98225 - (Get Directions)

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3 responses to Ronald Dean Rasmussen

  1. I just heard of Ron’s passing. So sorry to hear that. I worked with Ron for 10 years in the shop and on the road. My condolences to his family. Bob McDonald

  2. Kiki says:

    I’m so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Dads are special and are missed so much. When we lose someone we love at times the pain may seem unbearable. Please know that others care and that God heals the brokenhearted, Psalm 147:3. In the days to come, may your precious memories help you to cope.

  3. I hope very much he rests in peace. I love you grandpa. I miss you.

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