Raymond Phillip Rasmussen1925 ~ 2012Raymond Phillip Rasmussen, prominent businessman and leader in many ways left his life's work on the earth Tuesday the 24th of January after a lengthy illness. Born May 27th 1925 in Magna Utah to Lorin Neils (Dutch) Rasmussen and Anna LeIsle Phillips Rasmussen. The oldest son of five children, he looked over and was looked up to by sisters Virgina Ann (Zobrist), Marilyn (Grachl), Donna LeIsle (Bullock) and brother Lorin Neil Rasmusssen. He carried the nickname (Bud) to his close family, more commonly addressed as Phil. After elementary he attended Stewart Middle School and graduated from South High in 1943- continued education in business. At the age of eighteen, he entered the armed forces and was assigned to the US Navy serving two years in the Solomon and Russell Islands.Upon returning home to Salt Lake and with the dreams of owning his own business, saving as much money as he could, he founded the Salt Lake Venetian Blind Co. In 1947 he married Donna Mulcock. Together they had four children, their marriage was later dissolved. In 1949 he founded Kool Breeze Awning Co. From there he pursued the manufacturing business and founded AMSCO Windows, which continues to be a growing and successful business. He married Linda Ann Peterson in 1986. Marriage sealed in the Manti Temple. Phil was honored to serve on several boards including Sigma as president, Amicus as president, an arm of Deseret Foundation, contributor to L.D.S Hospital and Valley Bank Corps. Enjoyed being a member of Salt Lake Rotary and Chamber of Commerce for many years. Received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year award in 2003 for is contribution in business. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he served faithfully from positions in the Student Ward, University of Utah Stake, Scoutmaster, High Council, Bishop and a calling to preside over the Ohio Cleveland Mission for three years, a calling he dearly loved. His love of family and his fellow man led him to much success and the admiration of his family and friends. His most rewarding calling was that of Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather. Many special memories and fun times spent boating, water skiing, trips to Bear Lake, Lake Powell and Island Park. Phil is survived by his wife Linda, daughters Annette Curtis (Richard), Cindy Buie (Randy), Susie Howard (Rock) and son Ray. Extended family loved and appreciated Laurie Roberts (Geary), Richard Mulcock (Wendy), Steven Mulcock (Michelle), twenty five grandchildren and spouses and thirty three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Marilyn and three infant grandchildren. No greater tribute or honor could we pay him as a family than to walk in the light of the Gospel and be as one when we meet again. Our Love , Your Family.Funeral services will be held Monday, January 30, 2012, 12 Noon at the Salt Lake Cottonwood Stake Center, 1830 E. 6400 So. A viewing will be held Sunday 6-8 p.m. at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 E. 10600 So. and Monday 10:30-11:30 a.m. prior to the services. Interment at Mt. View Memorial Estates Cemetery. Online condolences at larkinmortuary.com