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Judy K. Massmann

July 18, 1942 — March 1, 2023




Judy K. Massmann

Sanborn, Iowa

            Services for Judy K. Massmann, age 80, of Sanborn, formerly of Paullina who passed away on Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at Prairie View Home in Sanborn.  Her funeral service will be 1:00 P.M. on Monday, March 6, 2023, at Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina with Rev. Donald Meyer ~ officiating.

            Burial will be at Prairie View Cemetery in Paullina.

            Visitation with family present will be from 3 – 5 P.M. on Sunday, March 5, 2023, at Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina.






July 18, 1942

Paullina, Iowa


March 1, 2023

Sanborn, Iowa



1:00 P.M. Monday, March 6, 2023

Zion Lutheran Church; Paullina, Iowa

Rev. Donald Meyer ~ Officiating



“How Great Thou Art”

“God Loved The World So That He Gave”

“My Faith Looks Up To Thee”

Organist:  Angela Johannsen



Brad Wittrock                                  Ryan Bockes

Jordan Plathe                               Alex Thomason

Colton Gable                         Nicholas Massmann

Anthony Massmann



Prairie View Cemetery

Paullina, Iowa


After today’s graveside service, relatives and friends are invited to join the family in the fellowship hall of the church.


Arrangements are under the care of the

Eldridge Family Funeral Home; Paullina, Iowa.

            Judy Kay Massmann, the daughter of Peter and Susan (Peters) Moos, was born on July 18, 1942, in Paullina, Iowa.  She was confirmed and baptized on April 19, 1959, at Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina.  She received her education and graduated in 1960 from Paullina High School.  On April 22, 1961, she was united in marriage to Frederick “Fred” Massmann at Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina.  The couple farmed together for 49 years southeast of Paullina.  Judy passed away at Prairie View Home in Sanborn, reaching the age of 80 years, 7 months, and 13 days.

            Judy was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Paullina.  She enjoyed playing cards, cooking, and baking, being a farmwife, and playing all kinds of games.  She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and being with her grandchildren.

            Left to cherish Judy’s memory are her three sons and their spouses, Brian and Beth Massmann, Kevin and Bobbi Massmann both of Paullina and Lance and Dawn Massmann of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; eight grandchildren, Brooke (Brad) Wittrock, Heather (Ryan) Bockes, Paige (Jordan) Plathe, Megan (Colton) Gable, Nicholas (Kylee) Massmann, Anthony (fiancé, McKenna Jacobson) Massmann, Brittany (Alex) Thomason, and Kelsie Massmann; eleven great grandchildren, Emerson, Lindy, Charlee, Jaxton, Bethany, Penny, McKenzee, Baylee, Brynlee, Berkley, and Jaxon; siblings, Joan Rohde, Diane (Ronald) Durst, Cindy (Larry) Puhrmann, Dennis Moos, and Barb (Dick) Lambert; one sister-in-law, Sharon Moos; also other relatives and friends.

            Judy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Fred in 2010; brothers, James (Esther) Moos, and Ronald Moos; and brother-in-law, Burdette Rohde.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, March 5, 2023

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Eldridge Family Funeral Home - Paullina

217 East Logan Street, Paullina, IA 51046

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Funeral Service

Monday, March 6, 2023

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Central time)

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