Paul Henry Rasmussen, 65, a businessman, died Feb. 27, 2008 in Payson.
He was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa on Feb. 18, 1943. His family moved to California in 1953, where he resided until 1992. At that time, Mr. Rasmussen moved to Payson, Ariz. where he lived until his passing. Mr. Rasmussen served in the United States Navy from 1959 to 1964. He co-founded Precision Intricast, Inc., with his wife Carol in 1978.
Mr. Rasmussen was a deacon at Mountain Bible Church in Payson. He was actively involved in various organizations in town, including a John Deere enthusiasts group, various political committees and the Rim Country Gideon Club.
Mr. Rasmussen is survived by Carol Rasmussen, his loving wife of nearly 42 years; daughters Sandra Dawn Minkel of Tucson, Ariz. and Jennifer Joan Smith of Payson, Ariz.; son, Paul Jay Rasmussen of Truckee, Calif.; brother Peter Rasmussen of Lodi, Calif.; granddaughter, Joanie Lynne Smith, and grandson, Joshua Ellis Smith, both of Payson, Ariz.
A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 5 at Mountain Bible Church, Payson, Ariz.
Memorial contributions may be sent to: Rim Country Gideons, P.O. Box 1795, Payson, AZ 85547.