Lillian Mae Rasmussen 1921 – 2019
It is with a heavy heart the family announces the passing of Lillian Mae Rasmussen on September 7, 2019 at Sakura House Hospice in Woodstock, Ontario. Mae is survived by her sister Irene, daughters Elaine (Jessie) Rasmussen/Charlton and Shirley (Jerry) Campbell, grandchildren Collin Campbell and Kristin (Christian) Kinzie, great-grandson Dryden and many beloved nieces and nephews. She was a Mom to those that needed her to be.
She is predeceased by her husband Norman, son Allan, her parents John and Alice Redbourn, and siblings Edward, Henry, Milo, Gladys and Rose.
Mae was born in Onah, Manitoba and lived in Quebec, England and finally Ontario. She spent many years working for Joel (Avon) Jewellery and later at Hamilton’s Jewellery in Belleville. She was an Avon lady for many, many years. She had a passion for travelling, enjoyed playing cards, live theatre, visiting with family and listening to her granddaughter play the piano. She embraced every new adventure with enthusiasm and her very positive attitude.
She will be missed by her family, friends and caregivers. Her passing will be deeply felt by all.
The care extended by the staff and volunteers at Sakura House (Woodstock, ON) was exceptional. The family extends their thanks to each and every one.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sakura House or your local SPCA, (To make a donation online, go to www.vonsakurahouse.com – under gift designation VON Oxford Sakura House).
(To send a cheque, please put VON Sakura House on the memo line of your cheque – mail to VON Canada, Sakura House Residential Hospice, 715180 Oxford Rd 4, RR#5, Woodstock, ON N4S 7V9 (You can make a note that this is in memory of Lillian M. Rasmussen)
Your cheque can be mailed to:
W.G. Young Funeral Home
430 Huron Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 5T7
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