Dean Vaughn Massner passed from this life at the Great River Hospice House on December 29, 2019. He was born August 17, 1959, the son of Earl and Ada (Wagenbach) Massner of Mediapolis, IA.
He was survived by brothers Dennis (Gail), West Bend, IA, Lyle (Debra), Morning Sun, IA; one sister, Carol (Joseph) Bonnesen of Wapello, IA; eight nieces and nephews; twenty-six great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Earl; nephew Jon Joseph Bonnesen; and great niece, Dahlia Marie Bonnesen; plus numerous cousins and friends that were dear to him and befriended him over his lifetime.
Dean graduated from Mediapolis High School in 1977 and helped on the family farm until his health diminished in his later years. He enjoyed fishing and traveling with his parents around the world.
The funeral service for Dean will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 4th at the Burlington Apostolic Christian Church. Ministers of the church will officiate. Interment will be in the Apostolic Christian Cemetery, rural Oakville, IA. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, January 3rd at Lunning Chapel and 9:00-9:45 a.m. Saturday at the church before services.
Memorials have been established for Great River Hospice House and Burlington Apostolic Christian Church.
I am so sorry to hear of Dean's passing Prayers for your family
We are so sorry to learn of Dean's passing. He will be welcomed into Heaven by many. Our hugs and prayers are with you all .
I remember those days when we went for walks at the mall he was so much fun to talk to
I always enjoyed visiting with Dean. He had a great sense of humor. He was a special young man. He will be missed. Prayer for his family and friends.
Our hearts and prayers go out to all of you. Dean was a special person. We enjoyed meeting with him ever time we visited. It’s like we lost a part of our family as well , god bless all of you. All our love. Joe, Deb and John
Prayers for his family. RIP Dean. Candy Schafer Schmitz class of "77"
I remember Dean visiting with us and meeting Dathan. They are quite the pair! They had so much in common, my prayers go out to his family during this time. He was a great man.
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