Pamela Beth Rasmussen, 70, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas passed away Monday, November 16, 2020 at the Northwest Medical Center in Springdale.
Pamela was born on March 22, 1950 in Siloam Springs, a daughter of Ernest Dodgen and Kathleen Ward Dodgen. She married Robert Alfred Rasmussen on January 29, 1971 in Southfield, Michigan. She earned her B.S. in Education at Madonna University in Livonia, Michigan. Pam and Al lived most of their adult lives in Novi, Michigan. Pamela worked as an Elementary Substitute Teacher for the Walled Lake School District in Walled Lake, Michigan. Pamela participated in swimming and diving as a young lady. She coached her son's youth soccer team. She wrote poetry, was a licensed amateur radio operator, enjoyed traveling with her family and watching NASCAR. After retirement they relocated to Siloam Springs. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Siloam Springs where she volunteered in the kitchen and other areas of service. She was a member of P.E.O., Chapter CE, of Siloam Springs. Pamela loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband of almost 50 years, Al Rasmussen of the home; one son, Rob Rasmussen of Austin, Texas; one brother Larry Dodgen and wife Ann of Siloam Springs; three sisters, Sarah Starkey, Linda Wesley and Cleaone Dailey, all of Siloam Springs.
Visitation will be held at the Oak Hill Cemetery prior to services on Friday, November 20, 2020 from 1:00PM to 2:00PM. Graveside services follow at 2:00pm. Rev. Clark Atkins will officiate the services under the direction of the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign online guestbook please go to www.backstrom-pyeatte.com.
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