Bay City, Michigan
Our Loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away Thursday morning December 2, 2010 age 86 years. Son of the late Theodore & Florence (Janowicz) Rasmer he was born February 26, 1924 in Bay City. He married the former Sophie Wilk on October 18, 1947 in St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. She predeceased him September 20, 2007. Mr. Rasmer served in the U.S. Army Air Corp. during WWII and retired from G.M. Grey Iron Foundry. Leonard was a member of St. Stanislaus Kostka Church and St. Stan’s A.C.
Lenny treasured and enjoyed family time and especially being involved with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed visiting the casino’s with Sophie. Lenny was a frequent visitor to Tuthills to purchase instant lottery tickets.
Leonard is survived by his three children; Charlie Rasmer, Patricia and Mark Zanotti and Rick and Jill Rasmer. Papa is also survived by nine grandchildren; Amanda Rasmer & her fiancé Adam Fleminger, Alex Rasmer, Rachel Rasmer, Renee Rasmer & her fiancé Adam Vrable, Jennifer & Adam Zanotti, Andrew (Slick) Zanotti & special friend; Christina Howe, C.J. & Katie Zanotti, Anne & Joe Blaskowski, four great-grandchildren; Owen & Adalyn Zanotti, John & Abe Blaskowski, one brother; Ted Rasmer, a sister; Romaine (Len) Novak, one sister in-law; Helen Jaswilkowski, a brother in-law; Joe Wilk and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister in-law; Gerry Rasmer.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday December 6, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. from St. Stanislaus Kostka Church. Rev. Fr. Loren M. Kalinowski will officiate with private burial in St. Patrick Cemetery. Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Sunday from 1 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Monday after 9:00 a.m. There will be a parish vigil service for Lenny at 7:00 p.m. Sunday. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Stanislaus Parish Campus Fund or St. Hedwig Church.