Daniel Rasmussen, A Man of intergrity

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 26
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1994
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326218
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Title Daniel Rasmussen, A Man of intergrity
Description of Sunday School and taught Sunday School classes for 26 years. He was a counselor and Bishop of the North Ward. He served as counselor in [he North Sanpete Stake Presidency for 22 years. He was President of the Elders and High Priest quorums and active temple work. In addition to giving a life of service to other. Mr. Rasmussen reared a fine family. His three sons, Irvin, Paul, and Howard, received doctorate degrees, and two daughters, Mary and Esther, were school teachers. In Matthew 20:26,27 we read, "Whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister, and whosoever will be chief among you, let him be your servant." I know of no one who has led a more Christ-like life than my friend, Daniel Rasmussen. I had the privilege of reading Daniel Rasmussen's life story written in his beautiful handwriting. It made me realize more than ever that he was a man who made a difference in this world. Following are a few of the things (hat he wrote: Mt. Pleasant was settled in 1859 and I was born 17 years later on 25 February 1876, the son of Morten Rasumssen and Karen Christensen. My parents lived in the fort and later acquired a lot on 12 South 400 West, where they built a link adobe house. Later it was replaced with a large brick home. The bricks were made right on the lot. I'm hardly a pioneer, but it is wonderful what changes have taken place under my observation. 1 helped my mother make candles, then we bad coal oil lamps and finally electricity came to Mt. Pleasant in 1894. Farming was first done with a plow, planting the grain by hand and cutting the hay with a scythe. I remember holding the lines and driving the horses as father plowed our garden. We had 12 children in our family and were all expected to help with the chores. I was given the job early in life to herd the dairy cows and our many horses. My father was called on a mission to Denmark and we all had to help mother take care of me farm and household chores. I was seven years old when he returned and only nine 15
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 26
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326081
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