MUSCATINE, Iowa - Marion Jeane Masemann, 76, of Muscatine, died Tuesday, October 5, 2004, at Lutheran Homes.
Reverend Leif Pohl of the Muscatine Grace Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial will be in Howard Cemetery, Elma, Iowa.
Memorials may be made to either the Muscatine Grace Lutheran Church or the Alta Vista Zion Lutheran Church.
Marion was born on October 4, 1928, in Des Plaines, Illinois, the daughter of Walter and Hester Behm Stueber. When she was 4 years of age, her parents moved to the vicinity of Elma, where she grew up and lived for 22 years. On April 28, 1956, she was united in marriage to Melvin A. Masemann and they later divorced. She resided in the Alta Vista area until moving to Muscatine in 1986.
She was baptized on Oct. 20, 1928, confirmed on May 24, 1942, and was a lifelong member of the Lutheran faith; having been an active member of St. Peters Lutheran Church, Elma; Zion Lutheran Church, Alta Vista; and the Grace Lutheran Church, Muscatine.
At various times during her life, she was employed as a legal secretary.
She enjoyed oil painting, writing poetry, time spent with her children and grandchildren and she was known for her cookie baking.
Survivors include one son, Kevin Masemann and his significant other, Jennifer Sobotka, of Nevada; two daughters, Sandra Wettach and husband, David, of Muscatine and Pamela Brown and husband, Chris, of Waukee; four grandchildren, Taylor and Collin Wettach and Monica and Eric Brown; and one brother, Ken W. Stueber and wife, Wanda, of Columbia, South Carolina.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one granddaughter, Valerie Brown.