Yvonne June Rasmussen

Born: Fri., Apr. 13, 1951
Died: Sun., Apr. 20, 2014

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Sat., Apr. 26, 2014
Location: Pilot Rock Cemetery

Gathering of Family and Friends

12:00 PM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Apr. 26, 2014
Location: Community Presbyterian Church

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Yvonne June Rasmussen

April 13, 1951 – April 20, 2014


Yvonne June Rasmussen passed away on April 20, 2014 after a brief illness.  Yvonne was born on April 13, 1951 to Robert and Florence A. Rasmussen in Pendleton, Oregon.  She was a lifelong resident of Pilot Rock.


Yvonne attended Pilot Rock Elementary School and graduated from Pilot Rock High School as a member of the Class of 1969.  She received an associates degree from Blue Mountain Community College and began her career shortly after.  Yvonne made many friends in her career that spanned over 40 years.


She was also active in her community, including serving on the Pilot Rock School Board and volunteering as a State 2A Basketball Tournament hostess for 24 years, as well as participating in the Pilot Rock Booster Club and Pilot Rock Little League Association.


Yvonne is survived by her brother, Bob Rasmussen (Terre), her sister, Janet Perkins (Deacon), nephews, Casey Perkins (Robin), Craig Perkins (Seanne), Chris Perkins, Jake Rasmussen, great nephews, Aidan and Chandler Perkins.  Aunts, Gwen Martin of Medford, and Shirley (Bob) Michael of Pendleton.


Special friends and their families:  Nancy Clark and Kori and Leonard Hamilton, Barbara and Bill Snyder.


Yvonne had a special place in her heart for her family & friends, her beloved dogs, and children who loved to have fun and laugh. 


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:  PAWS in Pendleton or Pilot Rock Little League.


A graveside service for Yvonne will be held on Saturday, April 26th, at Pilot Rock Cemetery at 11:00 a.m.  Luncheon to follow at the Presbyterian Church in Pilot Rock.


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   Posted Mon April 21, 2014
I will always treasure the wedding pictures Yvonne took at my daughters wedding......Yvonne was a very special lady that loved her family very much--her nephews were the joy of her life.

Neva Hascall
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
A wonderful lady will be missed!

Robyn Deter
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
I will always remember Yvonne's kind spirit and smile. She was a tremendous supporter of the youth and will be missed! My sympathy and prayers to the family.

Verneda wagner
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
Thank you my friend for the years of being my 2-A hostess partner. This year our team made it to third place. We had a great bunch of girls and truly enjoyed the tourney. We spent many hours telling dog stories, too. So glad i took you on your first visit to Cimmyoitti's for dinner during the tourney! I will miss you Yvonne! To her family, please accept my condolences! Give her dogs a hug, too.

Bridget Van Cleave
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
Ah, Yvonne you will be so missed. Enjoyed my years at Western Heritage in the loan department. You wanted me to take over organizing a WH picnic but I just don'' have it in me girl:) Hope you are smiling down at your wonderful nephews that were life to you.

Nancy Clark
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
I miss you Yvonne, we were supposed to grow old and always be there for each other.

Dan & Lois McLaren
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
You have been like a Daughter to us. We love you and you will be missed at our home.
Dan & Lois

   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
Janet & Bob and families
My deepest sympathy in your loss of Yvonne.

Christy Piercey
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
My deepest sympathies to Yvonne's family,
I will never forget hearing of Yvonne's amazing courage and faith in her final days. Her friendship and kindness will be dearly missed by all those she worked with here at PGG. May you rest peacefully lovely lady.
-Christy Piercey

Jo Simpson
   Posted Tue April 22, 2014
I will always remember Yvonne as the older sister of my great friend, Janet. Yvonne was always sensible and responsible. She was a great daughter and a terrific big sister to Bob and Janet. Her nephews and great nephews were the joy of her life! She had lifelong friends that will miss her a lot! She will be missed by the entire community of Pilot Rock...peace and blessings to all her family and friends. I know she's looking down from heaven right now!

Joann Widel Kinder
   Posted Wed April 23, 2014
I have missed taking dogs with Yvonne and the stories we told each other. May God grant her family with peace and comfort at this time. Yvonne was and is a person you will be glad you got to know.

Renae Reeser Graton
   Posted Wed April 23, 2014
Hugs and prayers to all of you during this heartbreaking time.

Terry Becktold
   Posted Wed April 23, 2014
Yvonne was a great neighbor and friend.

Stan Boursheski
   Posted Thu April 24, 2014
I worked with Yvonne at the Finance Company many many years ago. We had good time in our young careers. She is a wonderful person and I am sure she will be missed. My condolence to her family and friends in Pilot Rock and Pendleton.

Lorraine Sharp
   Posted Thu April 24, 2014
You will be greatly missed, I really enjoyed working with you.

Edie Allstott
   Posted Sat April 26, 2014
Yvonne and I worked at Western Heritage Savings & Loan and then worked together at Westcorp Mortgage. She was a special person, very smart, funny - she had a great sense of humor and we always had a good laugh together. My deepest condolences to her family and friends in Pilot Rock and Pendleton. She will be missed very much.

Vicki Taylor
   Posted Mon April 28, 2014
My thoughts and prayers for the family. I am glad I had the opportunity to know and work with Yvonne. She will be missed.

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