Dora L. Maser

Feb 16, 2021
Maser, Dora


Family directed memorial services will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at the Majestic Moon (1955 Locke Avenue, Waterloo, Iowa) with luncheon to follow     




    Garden of Memories Cemetery


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family. Cards sent to the funeral home will be forwarded to the family.     


Dora Lee Maser, 91, of Evansdale and formerly of Fayette, died Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital. 

Dora was born on August 16, 1929 in Lamont, Iowa to Seth and Dessa (Nading) Rhines.

She attended school through the 8th grade, and proudly went on to receive her GED at the age of 65.  

Dora married Leo J. Maser on April 20, 1947 in Fayette; he died August 31, 1994. She married Harold Maser on September 8, 2018.

Dora was the youngest 91 year old you would ever meet. She was primarily a homemaker and was an active member in the Red Hat Society as well as the Arlington American Legion Post #219 Ladies’ Auxiliary. You could also often find her volunteering at Bowers Best in Independence.

She was skilled at writing stories and had also wrote a cookbook. Dora and Harold were avid Dodgers baseball fans; she knew all the players by heart. Some of her hobbies included crafting, singing & yodeling, and clogging & square dancing. 

Survived by her husband, Harold Maser of Evansdale; three daughters, P.J. (Mark) Trostel of Wetmore, Colorado, Carmen (Mike) Dixon of Wetmore, Colorado and Michelle “Missy” (Kevin) Langdale of Evansdale; nine grandchildren, Brandi, Michael Louis, Jimmy, Christel, Kelli, Lacy, Tyler, Samantha, and Chelsey; ten great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Bud (Rae) Rhines of Arizona.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leo; and three sisters, Arlene Bredehop, Helen Johnson, and Jeannie Rathmeyer. 

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  1. Elizabeth(Liz) A. Dunn Hess | Feb 18, 2021

    To: PJ,Carmen & Michelle.  My most deepest sympathy in the loss of your mom. May she Rest in Peace in Gods loving arms. 


  2. Julie Sumpter Boughner | Feb 18, 2021
    sorry for your loss Aunt Carmen,Michael ,Kelli and Christel my thoughts and prayers are with you all Love your Niece and Cousin Julie

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