Nancy Jane Mason , 71, Maryville , MO

Published 08/11 2014 08:53AM

Updated 08/11 2014 08:55AM

Nancy Jane Mason , 71, of Maryville , MO passed away Friday August 8, 2014 at the Heartland Regonal Medical Center in St. Joseph. She was surrounded with loving family members by her side. The daughter of Herman and Jane (Rassmussin) Witt she was born on August 12, 1942 in St. Paul, MN.

While serving in the United States Navy she met Gary Edsel Mason. They married on September 20, 1963. He survives her.

To this union 5 children were born: Celeste (Karl) Beemer of Owosso, MI, Dawn (Charlie) Beemer of Munger, MI, Gary Edsel (Connie Jo) Mason Jr. of Olathe, KS, Jeff (Len) Mason of Debary, FL, and Darel (Donna) Mason of Kansas City, MO.

Nancy Jane is also survived by 11 granchildren: KaraLee Beemer, Kyle (Jessica) Trinklein, Rebecca (Ed) Pingel, Morgan , and McKenzie Mason, Alexandra Mason, Melessa (Stephen) Ponce, Olivia Mason, Yasmin (Justin) Shafer, Logan and Parker Mason. She is also survived by 2 great granchildren: Bryce Trinklein, and Finn Shafer. Preceding her in death was her granddaughter, Elizabeth Nancy Trinklein.

Nancy Jane took great pride as the Maryville Church of the Nazarene's pianist.

Memorial Services will be held Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 10:00 AM at the Maryville church of the Nazarene. The inturnment will follow in the Nodaway Memorial Gardens, Maryville, MO.

Memorials may be directed to the Church of the Nazarene, 1139 South Munn Ave, Maryville, MO 64468.

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