Gail Patricia Rasmusson


Gail P. Hampson Rasmusson, devoted wife and mother, passed away Monday June 3, 2019 at the Hospice Care Center at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington.

Gail was born on May 27,1942 in Yonkers, New York. She is the daughter of William and Catherine (Rotchford) Hampson, both of whom preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years Robert "Bob" Rasmusson in 2012.

She is survived by a brother, Bill Hampson; a sister-in-law Ann Hampson; two children, Robert S. Rasmusson and wife Christine (Lazor), of Portland, Oregon and Kathryn G. and husband Darren Norton, of Richmond, Kentucky. She is the proud Grandmother of three amazing grandchildren; Nicholas R., Rebecca M. and Emily K. Norton, and her much loved niece and nephews.

After graduating from business college, Gail worked in Manhattan for the A.C. Nielsen Company. She also was a personal assistant, a legal secretary, and then worked for a local accounting firm until she retired. She was a Brownie Leader and Girl Scout Leader. She was a member of the Lutheran Faith.

Interment will be at Madison County Memorial Gardens with a small onsite service. No date has been set at this time.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to one of the following charities: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (;The Kentucky Humane Society (; The National Wildlife Federation (; The National Audubon Society (

Services are under the direction of Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.
Published on June 6, 2019
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