V. Rasmussen, 85, of Carlisle, passed away on Saturday, December 24, 2016 in Forest Park Health Center, Carlisle.
He was born on June 18, 1931 in Carlisle, and was a son of the late William H. and Alta E. (Shearer) Rasmussen.
Henry was a 1949 graduate of Boiling Springs High School.
He was a US Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He had worked many years with the former Piezo
Crystal Co., Carlisle and retired from the Mechanicsburg Naval Supply Depot. Henry enjoyed horse racing,
golf, bowling and Penn State football.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 64 years, Jacqueline M. (Darhower) Rasmussen, one
daughter, Teresa “Terre” R. Sarach (and her fiancé, Brad Free) of Mt. Holly Springs, one son, Phillip L.
Rasmussen of Brookshire, TX, three brothers; John H. Rasmussen of Carlisle, Thomas L. Rasmussen of Florida and Earl N. Rasmussen
of Phoenix, AZ, three grandchildren; Robert and Jacqueline Sarach and James R. Rasmussen, one great-grandson, Everett Sarach
and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by four brothers; William, Robert, Herbert and James Rasmussen.
A viewing will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January
3, 2017 followed by funeral services at 2:00 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Pastor
Greg Hench officiating. Burial will be in Westminster Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. Memorial
contributions may be made to the Carlisle Salvation Army.
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& Family Was so sorry to hear of Henry's passing. You have been in my thoughts & prayers.
What happy memories I have of him! He was always kind to me
and made me laugh. Lucky for me that my best friend from high school had such a wonderful father.
Robin (Bogar) Spendley
I had the privilege of working for Hank for many years at
Piezo Crystal Co. He was a good guy to work for. Rest in peace Hank.
of you and your family. Cherish the good memories.
Nikki and Bill
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