Ellsworth Wandlass Rasmussen, 79, of Ephraim, died September 25, 1990 in Nephi, Utah.

Born September 16, 1911 in Ephraim to James A. and Sarah Berda Thompson Rasmusssen. Married Blanche Braithwaite, August 16, 1932 in Ephraim, later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple. He was a rancher and farmer. Ephraim's Chief of Police for eight years. Member of the Ephraim 2nd LDS Ward.Survived by wife, two daughters, one son, Mrs. Fred (Myrna) Matley, Salt Lake City; Gary E. Rasmussen, Manti; Helen Jean Utley, Orem; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two brothers, two sisters, Ward, Salt Lake City; Roger, Draper, Mrs. Ruby Hill, Boulder City, Nevada; Mrs. Alta Nielsen, Tremonton.

Funeral services Saturday, 11 a.m. in the Ephraim Stake Center, where friends call one and one-half hours prior to services. Interment: Manti City Cemetery. Funeral Directors: Buchanan Mortuary.

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