June 11, 1922 – Wednesday, February 27, 2013
St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly
Thursday, March 7, 2013
AT THE FUNERAL HOME IN BUFFALO
Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
Florence M. Rasset, age 90 of Montrose, MN passed away on February 27, 2013 at Sunrise Cottages, Buffalo, MN. Mass of Christian Burial on March 7, 2013 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Waverly, MN. Visitation from 4-8 pm with a prayer service & rosary at 7 PM at The Peterson Chapel, Buffalo, MN. Interment at Kreidler Cemetery, Montrose, MN.
Florence was born on June 11, 1922 in Buffalo Township, Wright County, Minnesota to Herman N. & Rose (Rancour) Otten. Florence attended & graduated from Buffalo High School on May 25, 1941. She attended one year of teacher’s training & began her teaching career. On June 7, 1943 she married Floyd Rasset in Seattle, WA at Chapel in the Pines where Floyd was stationed at Fort Lawton. After Floyd was discharged from the US Army in September 1943, they returned to Minnesota. They built, owned & operated Floyd’s Garage, Floyd’s Radiator Repair & The Twister One Stop while raising eight children. Floyd passed away in September of 1976. Florence went on to finish raising her youngest children by herself & worked at Carlson Company, Ebenezer Covenant Home & Wal-Mart.
Florence was a longtime member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly, MN. She was a devoted catholic & her faith was everything to her. She truly loved spending time with her children, grandchildren & great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed doing the family history, current events scrapbooks & photo albums of her family. She was involved in many things which included her faith, teaching at St. Mary’s school, CCD & communion distributor to the home bound.
May Mom, Grandma & Great-Grandma rest in eternal peace.
She is survived by eight children, Sandy (John) Stalgaitis, McAdoo, PA, Jenny (Melvin) Bayerl, Winsted, MN, Gary (Robyn Rasset, Mayer, MN, Terry (Denise) Rasset, Buffalo, MN, Randy Rasset, Montrose, MN, Danny Rasset, Clearwater, MN, Cheri (Tiny) Wiegert, Lester Prairie, MN, Jodi (Larry) Smith, Maple Lake, MN; 24 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren; sister, Caroline Salonek, Buffalo, MN; brothers, Vernon (Liz) Otten, Buffalo, MN, Donald Otten, Hillman, MN; brothers & sisters-in-law, Elaine Otten, Buffalo, MN, Jay (Marie) Rasset, Montrose, MN & Dale (Sandy) Rasset, Montrose, MN.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Floyd Rasset in 1976, two infant children, one brother, Francis & one sister, Gladys.