Gloria Denice Rasmussen

1946 ~ 2022

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Gloria Denice Rasmussen. Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Friend passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the age of 75 due to complication of Diabetes.

Born on June 1, 1946 in Murray, Utah to LeRoy and Nancy Fairbourn, Gloria was the only girl out of five children. Gloria is survived by her Husband Roy R. Rasmussen, Daughter Shana Cordova (Bill), Son Bret Rasmussen (Connie) Brother Kevin Fairbourn (DeAnne). She had Seven Grandchildren and Eight Great Grandchildren.

Gloria Attended Crescent Elementary in Sandy, Utah and went on to attend Crescent Middle School and graduated from Jordan High School in1964. Gloria was part of the 4H Club and loved various Church activities. Gloria served in several callings including Relief Society First Counselor. Gloria Loved Spending time with her four brothers. She enjoyed listening to them play music weather it was in a band or just with the family outings. She also loved helping on the family farm. After school most days she would come home from school and go straight to the garden for a snack.

Gloria started Dating her best friend Roy Rasmussen soon after High School and then got married and sealed in the Salt Lake City Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah on September 7, 1966. Shortly after that they had their first Daughter Shana in 1967 and eleven months later had their son Bret in 1968. Shortly after they had their children, they moved to Phoenix, Arizona where Gloria took a position with the local bank as a key puncher and Supervisor. She worked there for about two years. She then decided to be stay at home mom to help raise her two children. In 1975, her husband took her and the Family and moved to Dallas Texas.

After 15 years there they moved back home to Utah to help take care of aging Family.

Gloria was a very Loving Mother and friend. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved playing cards, doing puzzles and word search. She had a great love for music and dance. You could always hear her singing or humming a tune. She also loved the outdoors, Camping and Four wheeling. She loved talking to complete strangers and getting to know them, and there was never a time she wouldn’t help someone or offer them food and shelter. Her favorite past time besides serving my father was sitting in her porch swing and listening to the animals and birds.

Gloria loved her family and had a big heart. Gloria will be missed dearly by many friends and family she had left an impact on.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 9, 2022 at the Larkin Sunset Gardens 1950 East Dimple Dell Road. Sandy, Utah. Viewing will be held from 12:30-1:45 prior to services. Interment will be held in the Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery.

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