Ione M. Rasmussen age 93 passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Hospice House of Shiawassee. Ione was born on May 21, 1927 in Middlebury Township the daughter of Floyd and Edna (Binger) Christmas. She graduated from Ovid High School and earned a BA degree from Central Michigan University. She was married to Ernest Rasmussen and he died in 1958. Ione was office manager at Shiawassee County Medical Care Facility for over 30 years, was a homemaker, Sunday School Teacher and loved to read, watch and feed the birds and being involved with her grandchildren and great grandchildren,
Survivors are her children, Gayla (Louis) Vassilakos of Mackinaw City and Randy (Marilyn) Rasmussen of Owosso. Grandchildren, Leah (Jerry) Williams, Malia (Eric) Hunault Tia (Joe) Filippelli, Trevor (Chelsea) Rasmussen and Nicholas Rasmussen. Great grandchildren are Lorelai Williams, Harlow Williams, Ashlynn Rasmussen and Mila and Nikolas Filippelli.
She was preceded in death by her son, Thomas, aunt Dorothy Binger and uncle Lawrence Binger.
Private graveside services will be held. Memorial donations may be given to Hospice House of Shiawassee, 2005 Copas Rd., Owosso, MI 48867. Arrangements by Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns, MI.
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