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Sass, Edward Charles 1933-2004


Posted By: Mary Durr (email)
Date: 12/3/2008 at 14:14:27

Edward Charles Sass

Edward Charles Sass, 70, of Farmersburg, Iowa died Monday, May 24, 2004 at his home following a brief illness. He was born July 18, 1933 in Monona, Iowa to William Charles and Marie Marguerite (Schmitt) Sass. He was baptized November 12, 1933 and received his religious education at the First Methodist Church of Monona.

As a boy, Edward mowed lawns and delivered the Cedar Rapids Gazette in Monona, and as a teen, he worked at Kottmanís DX Station. After graduating from Monona High School on May 24, 1951, Edward farmed with his father on the Sass Farm south of the Lamker School in Monona Township. Ed served as an MP in the U.S. Army from 1955-1957, spending most of that time at the Continental Command at Fort Monroe, Virginia. When he returned to farming, he remodeled and built buildings, including a barn, which was featured in the Cedar Rapids Gazette on April 14, 1968. After his fatherís death, Ed purchased the farm from his mother. Edward held family as one of lifeís most precious blessings and enjoyed visiting with his many relatives, neighbors and friends.

Ed is survived by his wife, Linda; his two daughters and sons-in-law and their families, Kim and Joe McCarty, Andrew, Samuel and Grant and Linda and Rod Michalski, Ashley, Chelsea and Lindsey; one sister and brother-in-law and families, Carol and George Howe, Mike, Chris (Lori), Danielle (Roger) Hein, McKenna, Jessica, Justin and Jason and Andrea and son Tryston; his sister-in-law, Phoebe Sass and families, Jon and Lisa, Ryan and Jason, Eric and daughter Alexis and Marie; several cousins and their families.

Edward was preceded in death by his twin brother Richard (age 5 days); his father William, his mother Marie and his brother William John. Private funeral services and burial with Military Rites were held Friday, May 28, 2004 at the Monona City Cemetery, Monona, Iowa.

Taken from a funeral brochure.


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