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Karon L. Rasmussen

April 21, 1942 -
August 26, 2020

Karon L. Rasmussen, 78, of Champaign died at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at home.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Morgan Memorial Home, Savoy, Pastor Mark Jordan will officiate.  Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.  Visitation will be held fr…read more

Karon L. Rasmussen, 78, of Champaign died at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at home.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Morgan Memorial Home, Savoy, Pastor Mark Jordan will officiate.  Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens, Champaign.  Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Karon was born on April 21, 1942 in Rantoul, the daughter of Evan Nels and Doris Gwendolyn Rodgers Rasmussen.

Survivors include her brother Robert “Bob” (Carol) Rasmussen of Champaign and a sister JoAnn Munnis of Rantoul, nieces and nephews William Evan Munnis of Champaign, Linda Munnis Daniels, Laura Munnis Brandt of Rantoul, Robert Rasmussen II of Champaign, Julie Rasmussen of Charlotte, North Carolina and nine great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her niece Joni Rasmussen and nephew William Rasmussen.

Karon graduated from Southern Illinois University with her bachelor’s degree and from the University of Illinois with her master’s degree.

She was a teacher at Rantoul High School and retired from Champaign Central High School after 30 plus years of teaching.  She taught physical education and was a volleyball and softball coach.  She coached the first girls’ volleyball team to go to state while at Champaign Central.  Karon’s students called her RAS.

Karon was a member of First United Methodist Church, Champaign.

Karon loved her family and was like a mother to her nieces and nephews who called her K.K.  She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and fighting Illini sports fan.  Karen loved gardening and was a dog and cat lover.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Champaign County Humane Society or Carle Hospice.

Condolences may be offered at www.morganmemorialhome.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Time: 12:00 pm

Morgan Memorial Home

Address:

1304 Regency Dr. West
Savoy, Illinois 61874

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