|Birth: ||Jan. 23, 1920|
|Death: ||Dec. 21, 2004|
Robert William Maassen, was born in Valley Township, Iowa, to William & Emma Andresen, Maassen, their youngest child. Inducted into the USMC in 1944, Maassen trained as an antitank gunner and was attached to the 24th Replacement Draft. He joined Baker Company, 24th Marines during the battle of Iwo Jima, where he served as a rifleman. Discharged about 1946 with rank of corporal.
Robert married Margaret C. Schueman, in 1949 in Avoca, IA.
Margaret is the daughter of Rudy and Grace Schueman. Robert and Margaret had two daughters, Sharlene & Kristie.
Robert had 2 brothers and 2 sisters:
Frank Albert Maassen, was Robert's oldest brother b. Jan. 17, 1910. Frank married Vera A. Schwinderman Jan. 17, 1933.
Anna S. Maassen, who married Henry Burmeister, in 1924. She was b. Feb. 24,1904.
Edward John Massen, was also Robert's older brother and was only 19 or 20 when he went to be with Jesus. Edward b. 1912 and d. 1932 in Avoca, IA.
Esther I. Maassen, who married Harris, J. Heft on March 10, 1937. Esther was b. Feb. 16, 1917.
Robert, died in Avoca, Iowa, 2004.
William Henry Maassen (1879 - 1969)
Emma Augusta Andresen Maassen (1878 - 1964)
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)
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Originally Created by: Geoffrey Roecker
Record added: Jul 25, 2010
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