Melissa R. Rasmusen

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Melissa R. Rasmusen

Sept. 26. 1972 - April 6, 2019

McCOOK, Neb. — Melissa R. Rasmusen was born to Michael Herrick and Clytie (Bowden) Herrick in Portland, Maine, on Sept. 26, 1972. Most of her growing years she lived In South Amboy, N.J.

Melissa moved to Ralston, Neb., to join her “Knight in Rusty Armor,” Steven Rasmusen in 2004. After moving to Cushing, Okla., for three years in 2008, then back to North Platte, Neb., in 2012, the family settled here in McCook in September 2014.

Melissa passed away at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Neb., Saturday afternoon, April 6, 2019, from respiratory failure. She was 46 years old.

She is survived by husband, Steven Rasmusen of McCook; mother, Clytie Bello of Standish, Maine; sister, Michelle; niece, Nicole; nephew, Paul of Standish; children, Jennifer of North Platte, Jamie of Omaha, Neb., James of Lincoln, Neb., Timothy, U.S. Army, Madison of McCook, and step-daughter, Kylee of Papillion, Neb.; grandchildren, Isaac of North Platte, Livia, Kane, and Hudson of Papillion; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Michael Herrick and stepfather, Rosario Bello.

Melissa is free from pain, and is in a better Place!

A Celebration of Life Memorial will be Saturday, June 8, 2019, from 1 to 3 p.m., at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in McCook.