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Kathleen Mason, 93, Baraboo

May 21, 2019

Kathleen C. Mason, 93, of Baraboo, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Agrace Hospice Care in Fitchburg.

She was born in 1925 in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of the late Gustave and Bertha (Senn) Krasuski. She married the love of her life, LeRoy Mason from Burlington, Iowa, in 1944, at St. John the Baptist Church in Burlington. She was a lifetime member of the Catholic Church and worshipped for the last 60 years at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Baraboo, after moving there with her family in 1959.

Her true passion in life was loving and raising her family. Being a mother was her lifelong mission. Kathleen is loved and will be remembered by her sons, Marc (Sharon) Mason, Steve (Barb) Mason, Mike (Jackie) Mason, Glenn (Barb) Mason; her daughters, Dr. Marsha Mason, Connie (Tom) Burke, and Jane Mason; her grandchildren, Katie Mason, Stephanie Ogborne, Lexi Akervik, Jenny Ozmen, Allison Welter, Patrick Mason, Lauren Mason, Charlie Griffin, Christie Bauer, Michael Mason, Matt Mason, Elizabeth Burke, Lisa Spencer, Rachel Burke, Erik Theissen, Megan Theissen, Chloe Theissen, Ian Theissen; and her 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; her daughter, Lisa; her brothers, Charles, Richard, Gustave, Robert, George; and her sister, Virginia.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Baraboo, with Father Jay Poster officiating. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of mass Friday at the church. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Burlington, Iowa. The Redlin Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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