Alex was the youngest of four born to Brant and Moneen Rasmussen in Rushville, Nebraska. He graduated from Rushville High School in 1984 and spent his entire life working on the farm northwest of Rushville.
He did custom farming over the years for neighbors as well as his own farming.
Alex was preceded in death by his dad Brant, and his daughter Kassie. He is survived by his mother Moneen, two brothers, Tony (Brenda) of Gordon, and Andy (Deb) of New Castle, Wyoming, and his sister Anita