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LORRAIN (SEVERTSON) RASMUSSON

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LORRAIN (SEVERTSON) RASMUSSON

Lorrain (Severtson) Rasmusson, 91, passed away peacefully in North

Hollywood, Calif., on Saturday, April 5, 2014 shortly after a visit from her three children.

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She was born July 15, 1922, in Nevis, the youngest and last survivor of six children of Charlie and Jennie Severtson. She moved to Los Angeles, Calif. and married A. Gunnar Rasmusson on March 21, 1947; he preceded her in death in 1980.

She is survived by her children, Paul Rasmusson and Lindy Rasmusson of North Hollywood and Joy (Mike) McGrath of Helena, Mont.; grandchildren, Chris (Kelly) McGrath of Helena, Pat (Kelly) McGrath of Helena; and Brandon Ball of Orange, Calif.; three great-grandchildren in Montana, sister-in-law, Elsie Basterash of Coon Rapids; and a number of cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Blanche (Jack) McKay; and brothers, Lester (Chris) Severtson, Russell (Esther) Severtson, Ralph Severtson and Irvin (Vivien) Severtson.

Lorrain was a devoted mother, grandmother and companion to her family.

She held various administrative positions over a 30-year career in a medical office. She was a part-time Helena, Mont. resident.

Memorial service: was held April 12, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, North Hollywood, Calif.

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