Dora Marie Massman, 91, of Westphalia, passed away Sunday, October 22, 2023, at Stonebridge Westphalia Hills surrounded by her family.
She was born June 7, 1932, in Westphalia to Leonilla Johannesmeyer.
She was a 1950 graduate of St. Elizabeth High School.
Dora was united in marriage on October 20, 1951, in St. Elizabeth to Joseph Bernard Massman who preceded her in death on February 15, 2016.
Dora worked for over 15 years as a secretary for St. Joseph Catholic School in Westphalia. She also worked for the Westphalia Post Office as a clerk, the License Practical Nurses Association, and for Veterans Affairs.
She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Westphalia Senior Citizens Club, and St. Ann’s Sodality. Dora enjoyed canning, playing cards, camping (especially with their good friends Wilfred & Jean Kempker), watching Hallmark movies, and sitting on her front porch swinging with her husband. Above all else, Dora loved her family especially her grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and great-great grandchildren.
Survivors include ten children, William "Bill" (Mary Jane) Massman; James "Sadie" (Darlene) Massman; Daniel "Raaa" Massman; Susan "Sue" Wieberg; Douglas "Slug" (Linda) Massman; Donna "Feenie"(Jerry) Weber; Samuel "Pete" (Jane) Massman; Chris "Pissy" (Tammy) Massman; Nicholas "Alb" Massman; Patrick "Crotch" (Suzanne) Massman; a daughter-in-law, Denise Massman, all located within 5 miles of home in Westphalia; 26 grandchildren; 60 great-grandchildren with one more due in November; two great-great grandsons; and a sister-in-law, Sharon Lueckenhoff, Westphalia.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her step-father, John Lueckenhoff; her husband; a son, Carl "Muscles" Massman; a daughter-in-law, Judy Massman; a son-in-law, Marty "Putter" Wieberg; and a brother, Bernie Lueckenhoff.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at Trimble Funeral Homes - Westphalia with a rosary service at 3 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Westphalia with the Rev. Dylan Schrader officiating.
Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the St. Joseph Catholic School, P.O. Box 205, Westphalia, MO 65085.
Services entrusted to Trimble Funeral Homes – Westphalia. trimblefunerals.com