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Peggy Lavonne Rasmussen Crist

Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Peggy Lavonne Rasmussen Crist, 77 of Tucson, Ariz. died on Oct. 12 at her home. She was cremated and graveside services will be held in Elko, Nev. with her children present.

Memorial services will be held Oct. 27, at 1:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Schaller.

She was born Sept. 18, 1930 to Hans and Helen Rasmussen in Arco, Minn. Her younger years were lived in Arco, Minn. and Arthur, Iowa where she graduated from Arthur High School.

She married Raymond Wehde in 1949. They had five children, Roger Allen, Debra Sue, Steven Charles, Randal Leslie and Connie Rae.

She later married Gene Crist and they adopted a daughter, Michelle Rene Crist of Elko, Nev.

Due to ill health she move to Arizona to live with her daughter, Debra and her husband, Robert where she lived until she passed away.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Roger Allen Wehde, her husband Gene, two brothers, James Howard and Lloyd Peter and one grandson Jesse Vellegas.

She is survived by her five children, Debra Sue Terwillegar and her husband Robert of Tucson, Ariz.; Steven Charles Wehde of Reno, Nev.; Randall Leslie Wehde of Reno, Nev.; Connie Rae Villegas of Elko, Nev.; and Michelle Rene Crist of Elko, Nevada; four sisters, Alice Turnquist and her husband George of Schaller; Joyce Clark and her husband Jerry of Cherokee; Joanne Clark and her husband Chuck of Cherokee; Sandra Martin and her husband Richard of Tribune, Kan.; one brother, Orrin Rasmussen and his wife Carole of Sioux City and on sister-in-law, Darleen Rasmussen of Schaller; ten grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.