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Grace H. Massina

September 21, 1926 October 17, 2017
Grace H. Massina
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Obituary for Grace H. Massina

Grace H. Massina, 91, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, October 17, at UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital.

She was born September 21, 1926 in Waterloo, daughter of Herman and Amanda Plaster Frahm. She married Frank S. Massina on July 24, 1948 in Waterloo. He died December 20, 2001.

Grace graduated from Waterloo East High School in 1944. She was employed with Rath Packing Company for many years, retiring in 1977.

Survivors include: a son, Michael (Deb) Massina of Waterloo; a daughter, Cathy (Terry) Gabbard of Waterloo; six grandchildren, Tim, Katie, Chris (Courtney) and Nick Massina, Ross Plummer and Gabrielle (Ryan) Durnil; and four great grandchildren, Oliver and Theo Massina, Briar Wiebers and Finley Durnil.

Grace is preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; a daughter-in-law, Laurie Massina; a brother, Alfred Frahm; and two sisters, Dorothy Peterson and Darlene Vogt.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Trinity American Lutheran Church with burial in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on West Ridgeway and at the church for an hour before services on Saturday.

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4:00 PM 10/20/2017 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/20/2017 7:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway

300 West Ridgeway Ave.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - West Ridgeway
300 West Ridgeway Ave. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Funeral Service




10:30 AM 10/21/2017 10:30:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church

605 W. 4th St.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Trinity Lutheran Church
605 W. 4th St. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Garden of Memories Cemetery Final Resting Place

3669 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

3669 Logan Avenue Waterloo 50703 Iowa
United States

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