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Iva Mae Maskey

d. December 9, 2005

Sunday, December 11, 2005 from 12:30 p.m. until the service time of 1:30 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.

Sunday, December 11, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street, Vandalia, Missouri 63382.
Officiating will be: Rev. Bob Balwanz and Rev. Ken Jarvis.
Music provided by: selected favorite hymns.
Interment will be in the Fairmount Cemetery in Middletown, Missouri.
Pallbearers: Jim Deppe, Gary Deppe, Terry Maskey, John L. Maskey, Gary Maskey and Bob Jeffries.

Iva Mae Maskey passed away at 7:55 a.m. Friday, December 9, 2005 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri. After attending country schools, Mae received her teaching degree from Northeast Missouri State Teachers College and started her teaching career at Pleasant Plains School. In 1927 she started teaching elementary school in the Jennings School District and taught there for over 41 years, retiring in 1968. She then taught two years at a private Catholic school in the St. Louis area before moving to Vandalia. While in St. Louis, Mae received her Masters in Education Degree from Washington University in 1949. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Vandalia and enjoyed cooking, baking and staying up on all current news events.

Born: June 9, 1903 in rural Wellsville, Missouri the daughter of Ulysses Grant and Elizabeth Ellen (Rentfro) Maskey.


Survivors include: nieces and nephews: Delores Deppe of Vandalia; Norma Daniels of Vandalia; Lois Jeffries of Vandalia; Joan Smith of Montgomery City, MO; John L. Maskey of Wellsville; Gary Maskey of Wellsville; Murray Dean Maskey of Wellsville; Shirley Bradley of Mexico, MO; Russell L. Maskey of S. Carolina; Virginia Gregory of Micco, Florida; one sister-in-law: Viola Maskey of Wellsville.

Preceded in death by: five brothers: Forrest, Roy and Grant Maskey who all died in infancy; Eli Maskey and John Russell Maskey; four sisters: Ada Parker, Anna S. Maskey, Althea Hoffmeyer and Lillian Kisor.

Memorials may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Vandalia or to the Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church, Vandalia.

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