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Vincent Henry Masuen

September 10, 1926 — October 19, 2019

Vincent Henry Masuen, age 93 of LeMars, IA, passed away on October 19, 2019 at Happy Siesta Care Center.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Oyens, IA with Father William McCarthy officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery in Oyens, IA.  Graveside military honors will be conducted by American Legion Wasmer Post 241 of Le Mars.  Visitation with family present will be from 4-7pm on Wednesday. There will be a vigil prayer service and rosary at 5p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, IA.  Visitation will resume at 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.  Services have been entrusted to the Fisch Funeral Home & Monument of Remsen. 

Vince was born on September 10, 1926 to Clemens and Josephine (Fettes) Masuen in Pipestone, MN.  He attended school in Pipestone and Oyens, IA.  After graduating 8th grade at St. Catherine’s School in Oyens, he farmed with his Dad. He later earned his high school GED.

Vince served in the Army during the Korean War from which he received an honorable discharge.

On May 21, 1955 he married Mary Haverkamp and they made their home on the Masuen family farm near Oyens.  Vince and Mary celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary in May 2017.  They were members of St. Catherine’s parish of Oyens and raised seven children on the farm.

In 2000, Vince and Mary retired from the farm and moved into LeMars.  They joined St. James parish, and Vince volunteered for the Plymouth County Museum.  He was also a member of the American Legion and the DAV.

Surviving Vince are his children: Ann Kaup of St. Louis, Judy (Andre) Limoges of Sioux City, IA, Linda (Mike) Schroeder of Urbandale, IA, Pat (Scott) Hansen of Yankton, SD, Denise (Jim) Mayne of West Des Moines, IA, Donna (Dan) Geier of Urbandale, IA, and Doug (Sue) on the family farm by Oyens; one sister-in-law, Martha Haverkamp of Remsen.  He has 15 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. 

Vince was preceded in death by his wife on June 28, 2017, infant son Anthony Mark,  his parents, parents-in-law Henry and Catherine Haverkamp, sisters Margaret (Myron) Evans, Celeste (Roy) Smith, Marie (Joe) Heuertz, Catherine (Arnold) Evans, Zita Masuen, infant brother Eugene Masuen, and in-laws Helen (Bob) Nelson, and Clarence (Dorothy and Helen) Haverkamp.

Casket bearers will be Patrick Schroeder, Jordan Hansen, Drew Roemen, Will and Alex Geier, Jack Masuen.
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Visitation

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

4:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

Fisch Funeral Home & Monuments

310 Fulton St, Remsen, IA 51050

Visitation with family present will be from 4-7pm on Wednesday. There will be a vigil prayer service and rosary at 5p.m. all at Fisch Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen, IA. Visitation will resume at 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

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