The Obit For Dick Rasmussen

Richard Rasmussen
Thursday, December 9, 2010

Richard Rasmussen, age 79 of Rhinelander, died on Dec. 1, 2010 in Rhinelander. He was born on Oct. 5, 1931 in Rhinelander.

He is survived by four children; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two brothers.

Known to friends and family as "Dick,” after high school he moved to South Dakota to attend Yankton College where he played baseball and basketball and graduated with a degree in Business Administration. He then played professional baseball for the Chicago White Sox organization, rising to the AA level.

Dick returned to Wisconsin and worked as a personnel manager for St. Regis Paper Company until 1969, and then transferred to their facility in Tacoma, Wash. He returned to Rhinelander in 1998.

A memorial service for Dick will be announced at a future date. The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414/ is handling the arrangements for the Rasmussen family.