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Marjorie Rasing

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Marjorie "Marge" I. Rasing age 60, of New Hampton, IA died Thursday, August 6, 2020 at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice Home in Mason City, IA. Public services will be held at a later date. Marjorie Rasing was born on January 4, 1960 to James and Beatris McGill in the town of New Hampton, Iowa. In her early childhood she attended Fredericksburg Elementary Schools with her four siblings and graduated from Fredericksburg High School in 1979. After a brief marriage she met Wayne Rasing on a blind date and they hit it off. In 1988, they were engaged and married on July 7, of 1988. To this union three children were born, James (1989), Andrew (1991), and Austin (1992). Marjorie was a deeply caring person and worked as a CNA for nearly 40 years while raising their children. She was always reliable in her work and tried her best, because those that she cared for deserved nothing less. Marjorie always showed up when you needed her, if she could manage. She treasured many of her coworkers and the residents as friends and family. For a few years, she decided to be a stay at home mother to her children while her husband Wayne worked at Underwood Fur and Feed. Once the kids were old enough, she once again began working at the nursing homes, eventually beginning work at Linn Haven. As her children graduated from high school she took pride in them and their accomplishments. She doted on her sons whenever she could. In 2017 her first grandchild Thompson was born to her youngest son, Austin, and she had all the love in the world to give. She would set time aside just to visit and spend time with her grandson, as well as his older half-sister Jaicee. In 2019, Austin passed away suddenly, leaving a void that she never could quite fill. She was helped by both the community and her friends and family to recover from the loss of her youngest child. After his passing, she focused on putting her love toward her grandchildren, often times having them come up and stay with her and Wayne for weeks at a time, always endeavoring to keep his memory alive in them. She often would color in her butterfly coloring book with her colorful gel pens, never finishing a book before she found another one that she was just as excited to do. Often times it would just be a single page. She loved coloring, almost as much as she loved her grandchildren. Sadly, on July 22, 2020, Marjorie suffered a severe stroke. After a week in the intensive care unit, the doctors had exhausted all options to help her recovery. Soon afterward, she was moved into hospice where she spent the rest of her days surrounded by friends and family. Her life was so much more than the way that she died. Marjorie is survived by her husband Wayne of New Hampton, IA; her eldest son James Rasing and his fiancé Bethany Glaser of Alta Vista, IA, her middle child, Andrew Rasing of New Hampton, IA; her brother Ron McGill and his wife Vickey of Fredericksburg, IA; and her grandson Thompson Rasing of Atlantic, IA; two siblings, Brenda and Don. She was preceded in death by her parents James and Beatris McGill; her youngest son Austin Rasing; brother, Kevin Bee Sr.

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  1. Marjorie and my grandmother were best friends. My grandma Mary Ann Crandall babysat her grandchildren and the Rasing boys. I’ll always remember Marj for her humor and laugh. I love you so much Marj. Grandma and Austin are so happy to be with you now. Love, Brianna Hill

  2. May the memories of your loved one Marjorie, console you today. Our prayers to her family. Jeanne and David Roder

  3. Oh Mom. So many things I could say here. Thank you for loving me when you didnt have to and I definitely didn’t deserve any of it. Thank you for taking in Jaicee like your own blood and loving her so immensely. Thank you for being the best grandmother my kids could have ever had. I love you. I am going to miss the hell out of you. But we’ve got it handled down here. The boys, bethany, Sam and I will take care of Dad. The kiddos will grow up healthy and happy. Its finally time for you to take that break I always told you that you needed. I am so thankful that you’re free from a broken body and a broken world. Kiss Austin for me. 🖤

  4. Sending sincere sympathy to Marge’s family. She was a wonderful caring woman and loved her family deeply. God rest Margorie.

  5. Prayers of Sympathy Wayne and family. Marjorie was a hard working wife and mother that loved he family very much. Keep all those memories in your heart as those will help sooth your loss for years to come. God speed Marjorie you are the angle around Gods throne tonight!

  6. our thoughts and prayers thru this difficult time, I knew her since Head Start. She would be greatly missed……….

  7. I was blessed to have known you my friend. You made a difference in the lives you touched..R.I.P. 🙏🏽💞🙏🏽

  8. I knew Marjorie almost my whole life. She loved her boys and her husband. They were her life. They always came first…..

  9. So sorry that the family has lost such a caring mother. My thoughts and prayers are with Wayne, James, and Andrew.

  10. So sorry about Marjorie. I really enjoyed working with her and having as a neighbor. Prayers for your family

  11. Wanye you are in my thoughts as you go threw this hard time lossing your wife. Remember her for all the hard work she did. James and Andrew sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. Remember the good time u had with her stay strong for your selfs and your dad. I will always remember her as kind and hard worker and the love she had for the resindints and her family .

  12. I miss Aunt Marjorie very much. She was one of the most loving and caring women I’ve ever known. She was so sweet to me when I was a child and as I grew up. Our memories of Marjorie will never pass away. I love you, Aunt Marjorie.

  13. Thoughts and prayers prayers for such a caring and giving lady. She always had time stop and visit with family of residents.

  14. Sorry for your loss. Margorie was such a caring and loving lady among other great traits. She will be missed At the Treasure chest.

  15. Our Sympathy to the Family. Marjorie gave a sweet smile to all who visited at the nursing home she worked.

  16. Thoughts and prayers to Marjorie’s family. She lived down the hall from me many years ago in Fredericksburg. Such a sweetheart! Later on in years I would bump into her and she was a delight to talk to. So sorry for your loss.

  17. I had the pleasure of working with her in the nursing home. Always was a happy person and willing to do anything for anyone. Very sweet, caring person. Prayers are with your family in this time. ❤️

  18. I’m so sorry to hear about Marjorie. I worked with her and Brenda, way back for the town of Lawler, cutting weeds in ditches, painting the baseball structure at Junko park, etc. I’ve thought about both of them through the years. Take care of yourselves, Janice (Mihm) Dickson


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