was born 26 May 1915 in Molen, Utah to William H. and Edna R. Sommercorn
Rasmussen. She attended Ogden City Schools, and graduated from Ogden High
School. She married Leland Clawson Richardson 3 Oct 1932. They were sealed on
May 2,1941 in the Salt Lake Temple. She lived in Washington Terrace, Ogden,
Huntsville, Hyrum, and North Ogden. Lee died 11 Aug 1980. He was a grandson of
James Henry Taylor & Martha Amelia Rawson. James Henry was the son of
Joseph Taylor & Hannah Mariah Harris. They had two sons and two daughters.
later married Paul A. Nielsen and moved to Hyrum. As her health gave way, she
returned to Huntsville to live with her son and daughter-in-law. When they were
called to El Salvador as an LDS Mission President, she lived with her daughter
and son-in-law in North Ogden, where she passed away.
a member of the No. Ogden 7th Ward, LDS Church, as Relief Society President,
Primary and Young Women's teacher. She served two LDS Missions, Rochester New
York Mission with Lee and the Tampa Florida Mission with Paul. She also served
as a Temple Worker in the Ogden and Logan LDS Temples. She and her sisters
compiled a book on the Rasmussen Family and had it published. She had worked at
the Children's Nursery at Washington Terrace during World War II, at the Brenda
Kent Sewing Mill, and HAFB, where she retired.
She passed away 3 Dec 2000, at the age of 85, of causes incident to age. She
had seventeen grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren
at the time. Interment was 7 Dec 2000 in the Ogden City Cemetery.