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Wilma Mae (Gee) Rasmussen
February 27, 1929 ~ April 27, 2017
May 4, 2017
Wilma Mae (Gee) Rasmussen, 88), passed away on April 27, 2017, at Life Care in Sandpoint, Idaho.

Wilma was born on February 27, 1929, to Oliver and Edna Gee in Covington, Kentucky. She attended schools in the east.

She liked to travel so she began working at Continental Trailways Bus Line. After marrying Ray Rasmussen, she began a family of Susan, Sharon and Ray Jr.

To compensate the income she worked at Hartland Hospital in West Covina, California, as a nightshift switchboard operator. Her next job was spent at Ontario Airport in Upland, California, as a key punch operator.

After the children were raised she worked at the Mariposa Ranger Station then on to El Portal as a finance officer for Yosemite National Park, where she worked until age 68. She moved to North Idaho in June, 1999.

She loved driving around the forest and hiked Half Dome at least twice. She always had a poodle with her and the last one is Holly, still at home with Sharon. The most fun she had was riding on Amtrak to visit Glacier Park and Whitefish several times before she had her latest stroke.

She is preceded in death by her husband ,Ray Rasmussen, on May 27, 2016. They will both be interred at Grandview Cemetery in Bonners Ferry.

Their grandchildren are Timothy and Tabitha Fox, Chuck and Julie Cross, Raymond III and Brandon Rasmussen, Great grandchildren are Bailey and Blake Cross, Raymond IV and Riley Rasmussen, and Dawson Schalk.