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Esther Idanna Maassen Heft
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1917
Avoca
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 2009
Avoca
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA

Daughter of William Henry & Emma C.(Andresen) Maassen.

She was baptized and confirmed at the First Lutheran Church in Avoca. Esther attended Valley #2 Country School, and graduated from Avoca High School in 1933. On March 10, 1937, Esther married Harris James Heft in Avoca. The couple farmed east of Hancock, Iowa, where they enjoyed all aspects of farming life, especially working cattle and doing vegetable and flower gardening. Esther established a babysitting service and cared for many ill people over the years. Harris and Esther moved to Avoca in the fall of 1999. In recent years, Esther had resided at the Avoca Nursing and Rehab Center.

Esther's siblings:

Anna Maassen, born Feb. 24, 1904 and she married Henry Burmeister.

Frank A. Maassen, born Jan. 17, 1910 and married Vera Alice Schwinderman.

Edward J. Maassen, born May 6, 1912, and died 1932 at 19 years old.

Robert Maassen, who married Margaret Schueman, born Jan 23, 1920.

Mother of Julianne, Janiece & Carolyn Heft. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Henry Maassen (1879 - 1969)
  Emma Augusta Andresen Maassen (1878 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Harris J. Heft (1916 - 2006)
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Sophia Maassen Burmeister (1900 - 1988)*
  Frank Albert Maassen (1910 - 2008)*
  Edward John Maassen (1912 - 1932)*
  Esther Idanna Maassen Heft (1917 - 2009)
  Robert William Maassen (1920 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Hancock
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
 
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Originally Created by: The Seeker
Record added: Sep 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42135161
Esther Idanna <i>Maassen</i> Heft
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Esther Idanna <i>Maassen</i> Heft
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~ESTHER~ with Love, Cindy
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