Theda M. Rasmussen, 75

Theda M. Rasmussen of Cedarburg passed away on April 29, 2012, at the Horizon Hospice in Mequon at the age of 75.

Theda was born on Sept. 18, 1936, in Sparta, the daughter of Arnold Huettel and Edna (nee Hughes) Huettel. She graduated from Sparta High School and later married Harold "Bill" Rasmussen on Aug. 28, 1958, in Sparta. Their marriage was blessed with two daughters, Lynn and Ann.

Theda was a longtime resident of Cedarburg, as well as a longtime member at First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. She was employed by the North Shore Country Club as an administrative assistant for over 25 years.

Theda enjoyed nature and had a fond love for all of Godís creatures.

She not only loved to watch the animals run throughout her yard, but she especially enjoyed feeding them as well.

A funeral service was held on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. The Rev. Randolph Raasch officiated the service. Entombment took place at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield.

Memorials to First Immanuel Lutheran Church are appreciated. Please visit for online condolences.

Theda is survived by her two loving daughters, Lynn (Corey) Shebesta and Ann (Thomas) Frey; grandchildren, Lauren Tauchen, Bennett Frey, Emily Frey, and Nick Frey; special friend, Jerry Wheeler; and siblings, Arnold (Linda) Huettel, Ellen Adams, and Leona (Richard) Hoffman. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Theda was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Harold "Bill" Rasmussen.

Mueller Funeral Home & Cremation in Cedarburg is serving the family.