Riverside Funeral Home Albuquerque Los Lunas Santa Fe New Mexico


Dorothy Alyce Woodard


Dorothy Alyce Rasmussen Woodard, born October 14, 1923,


in Omaha, Nebraska, to Fred and Cecilia Rasmussen passed


away peacefully Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at her home in


Rio Rancho, New Mexico. She was the seventh child in a


family of nine children, and was the last of her siblings.


She graduated from Benson High School in 1942, in Benson


Nebraska. She met the love of her life, Charles Woodard, and


married October 12, 1944. Together, they had three children.


DyAnne Woodard Pompeo, of Rio Rancho NM, Stephen (Ellen)


Woodard, of Meridian, ID and Kramer Woodard, of Albuquerque,


NM. She is survived by her daughter, DyAnne Pompeo, sons,


Stephen (Ellen) Woodard, and Kramer (Ann) Woodard;


 grandchildren, Samantha Pompeo, Thorin (Janett) Pompeo,


Elizabeth Pompeo, Wendy Venable, Stacy Woodard (Dan Wilmot),


Jenny (Chris) Taylor, Becky (Brit) Vansur, Abigail Woodard,


Michele Priddy, Shawna (Ron) Denton. She is also survived by


more than thirty Great and Great-Great grandchildren, and


sisters-in-law, Martha Rasmussen, and Barbara Rasmussen.


An artist and gentle spirit, she painted, sewed and lived her life in


broad and colorful strokes with passion, grace and generosity.


A viewing will be held Sunday April 8, 2018 from 2:00 PM until


4:00 PM at the Riverside Funeral Home, 225 San Mateo Blvd. NE,


Albuquerque, NM 87108. A funeral service in loving memory of


Dorothy will be held at 10:00 AM, at Gospel Light Baptist


Church, 1500 Southern Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to:


Animal Humane of New Mexico


615 Virginia St SE


Albuquerque, NM 87108



Arrangements entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home

225 San Mateo Blvd. NE

(505) 764-9663


T. Commander April 16, 2018

Neighbor , South Carolina

Please know, that I am truly sorry for your loss. May you draw strength and peace from "the God of all comfort" to help you cope with your loss. (2 Corinthians 1:3, 4)