Mason Obituaries

Elizabeth Jane Knuppel

Elizabeth Jane Knuppel, 79. passed away on June 1 at her home in Ft. Myers, FL. Elizabeth was born on December 23, 1941 to her parents, Paul Knuppel and Sarah Elizabeth (Sawrey) Knuppel. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Lyle Knuppel. She is survived by four brothers, Dick Knuppel of…

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Paul Allen Hackman

Paul Allen Hackman, 71, of Havana, passed away at Mason District Hospital, in Havana, at 9:22 a.m., on Monday, June 14. He was born September 11, 1949, in Canton to Dale and Mary (Burgett) Hackman. He married Janice McKinney on July 4, 1970, in Havana. She preceded him in death on May 22, 2015. Mr.…

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Roberta Ann “Bert” Sarff

Roberta Ann “Bert” Sarff, 69, of Havana, passed away on Sunday, June 13, at 5:09 a.m., at her home, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born December 15, 1951, in Macomb to Robert Lee and Melba Jean (Hukill) Markley. She married Daryl Sarff on August 28, 1975, at his parent’s farm home in Chandlerville.…

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Bren da Sue Burgett-Rogers

Brenda Sue Burgett-Rogers, 61, of Havana, passed away at 8:05 a.m. on Sunday, June 13 at her residence. She was born on August 20, 1959 in Havana to Wilson Dale and Beverly Ann (Shores) Burgett. Surviving are three children, Ryan (Brandy) Rogers of Bryant, Rusty Rogers of Havana, and Tiffanie Neville of Havana; six grandchildren,…

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Lyla E. Friedrich

Lyla E. Friedrich, 97, of Manito, entered into her eternal rest on Wednesday, June 9, at Hopedale Nursing Home. She was born June 6, 1924, to Lyle and Blanche (Runyon) Ingersoll. She entered into Holy Matrimony with Howard H. Friedrich, on August 5, 1945. He preceded her in death on February 19, 2011. The Lord…

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Steven Allen Simmons

Steven Allen Simmons, 51, of Kilbourne, passed away peacefully at his home on June 5th, surrounded by his family. Steven was born on May 29th, 1970 in Lincoln to James Evans and Crystal (Auxier) Simmons. He married Verla Marie (Witherall) Simmons on February 1st, 2006 in Lincoln. Steven is survived by his wife, Verla Marie…

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Carol Ann Nissen

Carol Ann Nissen, 93, of Manito, passed away at her home, at 5:20 a.m., on Wednesday, June 2. She was born September 15, 1927, in Forest City Township, to Charles Ray and Lillian (Gowan) DeVore. She married Ernest A. Nissen, in Havana, on April 26, 1947. He preceded her in death on November 9, 1999.…

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Beverly Jo Claussen

Beverly Jo Claussen, 83, of Oakford passed away on Wednesday, June 2 at Aperion Care Jacksonville at 12:30 p.m. surrounded by her family. She was born on August 4, 1937 in Cass County to Howard “Mike” and Bernadine (Jaeger) Severns. She married Powell David “Pete” Claussen in Oakford on October 15, 1955. Jo is survived…

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Evalena Alvena Dierker

Evalena Alvena Dierker, 94, of Manito, passed away at 7:20 p.m., on Sunday, May 30. She was born October 22, 1926, in Havana, to George and Alma (Kreiling) Glick. She married Frederick W. Dierker at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, in Havana, on April 1949. He preceded her in death on September 13, 1992. Mrs. Dierker…

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Keith E. Bortell

Keith E. Bortell, 54, of Havana, gained his heavenly wings at 10:39 p.m. on Monday, May 24 at Mason District Hospital. He was born on January 11, 1967 in Havana to Eldon and Sheron (Servis) Bortell. He married Lauri Layton on June 3, 1989. She survives. Also surviving is his son, Brandon (Ashley) Bortell of…

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