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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Vera Rasmusen of Huntley, who passed away
4on January 7, 2018; and
5    WHEREAS, Vera Rasmusen was born in Huntley to Christ and
6Florence Ahrens on July 23, 1924; she graduated from Huntley
7High School in 1942 and married Hubert "Hughie" Rasmusen on
8June 16, 1943; and
9    WHEREAS, Vera Rasmusen was a homemaker and worked for Dr.
10Thomas Forrest, who delivered her four children; she was also a
11receptionist at Woodstock Memorial Hospital; she started with
12COILS, Inc. in Huntley in 1966 in the factory, then moved to
13the receptionist position and retired in 2002 after 36 years
14with them; and
15    WHEREAS, Vera Rasmusen was one of the longest members of
16the First Congregational Church in Huntley, where she was a
17Sunday school teacher; she was a member of the American Legion
18Auxiliary since 1960 and the Royal Neighbors of America; she
19enjoyed her front porch swing, western movies, big band music,
20and pictures of her great-grandchildren and pups; she was an
21avid fan of the Chicago Cubs and Bulls; and



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1    WHEREAS, Vera Rasmusen was preceded in death by her
2husband; her sons, Larry, Ronald, and Steven; her parents; and
3her sister and brother-in-law, Norma and Henry Garlieb; and
4    WHEREAS, Vera Rasmusen is survived by her daughter, Sue
5(Dan) Fruin; her daughters-in-law, Marina and Dorie Rasmusen;
6her grandchildren, Dede (Kory) Larson, Ronald (Angie) Rasmusen
7Jr., Matthew (Jodi) Fruin, Nathen Fruin (Samantha Barickman),
8Peter (Ivy) Rasmusen, Stephanie (Dennis) Hutchinson, and Katie
9(Adam) Reeves; her great-grandchildren, Brent, Alex, Kylee,
10Kadeyn, Cayden, Colten, Tessa, Nicolette, Rylie, and Ryker; and
11several nieces and nephews; therefore, be it
13ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
14Vera Rasmusen, and extend our sincere condolences to her
15family, friends, and all who knew and loved her; and be it
17    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
18presented to the family of Vera Rasmusen as an expression of
19our deepest sympathy.