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Ada Fern Rasmussen Kroll McCann

04/13/2022 - 05/05/2019

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Fern, 97 passed away peacefully on May 5, 2019 in South Jordan, UT.  She was born April 13, 1922 to William Sherman Rasmussen and Ada Helena Jensen Rasmussen in Magna, UT. She dearly loved her three older brothers, Dean (Melba), Frank, and Clair, and her younger sister, Carolyn Rasmussen (Jim) Baldwin.  All preceded her in death.

Fern married A. James Kroll, Jr. Dec. 3, 1941 (later divorced).  They had three children, Denis, who preceded her in death, (Sheila) Kroll, Judy (Larry) Giles, and Gary (Debra) Kroll.  Jan. 16, 1966 Fern married Harvey E. McCann who had two children, son Kelly (Carol–deceased) and daughter Kathy McCann, Carbondale CO.

Fern’s career was with the US Govt. in the Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management.  She worked in the Salt Lake, Denver, and Menlo Park offices where she made life-long friends.  Fern was a member of the DUP.  She loved time with family, especially holidays, family reunions, traveling, crocheting, and the Utah Jazz. She was a talented seamstress and cook.  She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Fern leaves 11 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren, 1 great, great grandson, and many nieces and nephews who she loved dearly.

A viewing will be held on Sat. May 11, 2019 from 9:30-10:30 followed by funeral services at 11:00 at Larkin Sunset Gardens 1950 E Dimple Dell Rd. (10600 S) Sandy UT.

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  • We will miss Aunt Fern very much. She was always so kind to us and remembered details of our lives. She always asked about our family and shared her concern and interest for us.
    She is the last of our parents generation in our family and now the younger generation has to step up to fill her shoes. She will be missed but we know she was ready to leave this world as her body was failing her.
    We wish peace and comfort on your family at this time of change.
    Love and blessings!

    — Peggy Rowell

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