Evangeline Rasmussen  1922-2021


Evangeline Rasmussen 


Services for Evangeline Rasmussen, 97, of Eureka, Mo. are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Concord Cemetery, with Brother Fred Morrow officiating. She will be buried at the Concord Cemetery.

Evangeline was born Nov. 13, 1922 and died Feb. 23, 2020 at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Evangeline was known by many as Van. She owned Van’s Beauty Salon in Quitman. She loved bowling as well as other sports.

Van and Donn Rasmussen traveled over much of the United States while they were able. Van loved Jesus.

Van was preceded in death by Chappel W. Clanton, who died Sept. 13, 1972, and Donald Rasmussen, who died Feb. 16, 2010; and Ben and Jesse Phillips, her father and mother. Her son, Cecil Wayne Clanton, died May 27, 2017. Virginia’s son, Jason Frazier, died Oct. 1, 1995. 

She is survived by her son, Roger L. Clanton and his wife Virginia and his children, Joe Clanton and wife Melissa, Jeff Clanton and wife Mira, Angela Green, and Hunter Clanton and wife Robyn; Wayne’s wife, Ginny, son Chris and wife Theresa, David Clanton and wife Brook, David Clanton, Misha and husband Jonathon. Van is also survived by four step-children from Donn, Christine and husband David, Janet and husband George, Mike and wife Dee, and Mark and wife Bea, Ginny’s son, Danny Nelson and Virginia’s children Mary, Shelly and Theresa. She has seven great-grandchildren, 13 step-grandchildren and five step-great grandchildren, with multiple step-neices and nephews.