Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Maassens in:
 • Graceland Cemetery
 • Avoca
 • Pottawattamie County
 • Iowa
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Corp Robert William Maassen
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Jan. 23, 1920
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 2004
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA

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. 
Family links: 
  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)
*Calculated relationship
Graceland Cemetery
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Troll'sBridge
Originally Created by: Geoffrey Roecker
Record added: Jul 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55429865
Corp Robert William Maassen
Added by: Troll'sBridge
Corp Robert William Maassen
Added by: Troll'sBridge
Corp Robert William Maassen
Added by: Troll'sBridge
There are 2 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Troll'sBridge
 Added: Dec. 10, 2016
Thank~you for your service. Rest in Heavenly peace.
- Lori Haus
 Added: Sep. 19, 2016

- Always lovingly honored & respected, Deborah
 Added: May. 30, 2016
There are 86 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service