Lila May Rasmussen, 72, Aberdeen, SD, formerly of Watford City, ND

Lila May Rasmussen passed away Oct. 13, 2022 at Avera Hospital, Aberdeen, SD at the age of 72. At the time of her passing she was surrounded by loved ones.

Lila May Rasmussen was born on Sept. 5, 1950 to Charley and Sigrid (Nyland) Loomer, Williston, ND. She grew up on the family farm near Keene, ND. She attended school at Johnsons Corner and Watford City. After High School she went to Williston State College to continue her education. She grew up with a love of farm life and animals. She was in a major auto accident near Billings, MT, but made a great recovery from the injuries she suffered. She stayed involved in the community by volunteering at the Watford City Heritage Park. She loved teaching classes on stitching. Those that knew Lila would say she never met a stranger.

Lila is survived by her three children, Angela Sanders (Larry), Jonathon Rasmussen (Melinda), and Hannah Rednour (Jason). Her siblings, Susan Clifford (Howard), David Loomer (Gloria), Philip Loomer, Olaf Loomer, Carol Tank (Anthony), and Clinton Loomer (Dawn). She has 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

Lila is preceded in death by her parents, Charley and Sigrid; sister-in-law, Elizabeth and nephew Charlie.

Lila's Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022 at First Lutheran Church, Watford City, ND. Pastor Paul Balaban will officiate. Lila will be laid to rest in Schafer Cemetery, Watford City, ND.

The Memorial Service will be broadcast, you can view Lila's service directly on her obituary page on our website

Fulkerson Stevenson Funeral Home, Watford City, ND is assisting the family. Condolences may be left on our funeral home website at


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