Arne Rasmussen was the son of Peter and Sarina Sevik Rasmussen. He was born and raised in Manns Township, North Dakota.
Hazel Ellefson was the daughter of Hans and Gena Ellefson, and was born in Iowa. She came to North Dakota with his parents as a young child.
Arne Rasmussen and Hazel Ellefson were married. Following their marriage, the lived and farmed on the same farm where Hazel had lived since 1913.
Arne and Hazel Rasmussen were the parents of one child, Arland, who married Verna Lefor of Gladstone, North Dakota.