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Ida J. Massman

Ida J. Massman, age 86 of Meta passed away Thursday, December 29, 2011, at Autumn Meadows Skilled Nursing Facility in Linn.

Ida was born January 25, 1925, in Meta, a daughter to the late Liborious and Margaret (Bax) Hagenhoff.

On June 27, 1945, Ida was united in marriage to Leo F. Massman in Meta. He preceded her in death on March 10, 1982.

Ida started as a beautician in 1944 in Meta and worked for about 25 years. Then in 1960 she and her husband opened Massman Florist and Greenhouse in Meta and operated it for the next 35 years.

Ida was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Meta where she sang in the choir and was a member of St Ann's Sodality. Ida was also a member of the Blue Army and Rosary Makers whose members were devoted to making rosary's that were then sent to third world countries.

She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her family.

Ida is survived by: three sons, Ambrose and his wife Theresa Massman of Lee's Summit, Andy Massman of Meta, and Mike and his wife Janet Massman of Meta; two daughters, Monica and her husband Jim Schmitz of Linn and Juliana and her husband Ralph Loaiza of Westphalia; one brother, Anton and his wife Lorene Hagenhoff of Largo, FL; 16 grandchildren, Glen and Greg Massman, Jeff, Tim, Steve and Joe Massman, Chris Massman, Michelle, Candace and Nicole Massman, Jessica Burcher, Nick Schmitz, Krista Peters, Matt Schmitz and Gabe and Toby Loaiza; 12 great grandchildren, Emma and Ame Massman, Gabby and Devin Massman, Justin Massman, Rachael and Ashley Massman, Stuart and Leo Massman and Maggie Schmitz; one step great-grandson, Mitchell Giroir; one daughter-in-law, Ginny Massman; one sister-in-law, Florentine Hagenhoff, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, Ida was preceded in death by: one son, Gil Massman; 8 brothers, Ben, Adolph, Leo, Joe, Paul, Ray, Fred and Frank Hagenhoff; and a great grandson, Alex Massman.

Visitation for Ida will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2012, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Meta. A Rosary Service will begin at 10:00 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be held at 12:00 p.m. with Fr. Mark Porterfield as the Celebrant. Burial will be in the St. Cecilia Parish Cemetery at a later date.

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So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother, Grandmother and Friend. Our prayers to all of the family

Jim and Yvonne Hoerschgen Jan 8 2012 12:00 AM

Grandma we all are gonna miss you so much... WE will never forget you and u will always be in our hearts and watchin over us.. Im gonna miss gettin to come down to ur house and visit with you, and all the stuff i got to do for u like deliver rosasies, and cut your yard, and spend time in the kitchen makin cookies and alsort of good stuff. Love your Grandma

Michelle MAssman Jan 6 2012 12:00 AM

Mike and Andy, I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my condolences.

Drew Henrickson Jan 4 2012 12:00 AM

You are all in our thoughts and prayers

Cathy (Hagenhoff) Grieshammer Jan 3 2012 12:00 AM

My most dearest sympathy for the Hagonhoff and Massman families. She was a sweet lady. I do remember the YUMMY cookies she made when I managed the Hardware store in Meta.She was greatly blessed with such a wonderful family. My heart is filled with my deepest sympathy for all. God Bless you Ida!!May you find peace and love with our Savior Jesus Christ.

Kimberly Rhea Jan 3 2012 12:00 AM

We are praying and asking God to give your family strength and courage during this difficult time.

Richard and Angie Muenks Jan 2 2012 12:00 AM

Your family is in our family's prayers during this difficult time.

Tim, Emily, Zac and Mallory Aughtman Jan 1 2012 12:00 AM

Rest in Peace Grandma. You will be missed.

Joe, Melissa, Stuart, and Leo Massman Jan 1 2012 12:00 AM

Rest in Peace Grandma Massman You now have the fields of heaven to garden until your heart's content. I am sure the combination of you and my dad will make for some exceptional flower beds that heaven can look forward to. Don't forget to include Alex and Grandpa in your gardening endeavors. Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen. You are all missed.

Tim, Lana, Rachel & Ashley Massman Jan 1 2012 12:00 AM

Monica, so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. May you be comforted by the memories you have in your heart.

Eric and Maridel Braman Jan 1 2012 12:00 AM

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