Gilbert F. Sassmann
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Gilbert F. Sassmann died November 13, 2012 at Spurgeon Manor, Dallas Center, IA. Funeral services will be Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 1 pm. Visitation will be Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Soderstrum Funeral Home.
He was born November 26, 1927 to Benjamin and Lydia Sassmann of rural Alma, MO. Gil and Janie Borchers were married May 20, 1950. They raised a family and farmed in the Blackburn, MO area, and then in 1966 the family moved to Story City, IA where Gil managed a fertilizer plant and later was a realtor for Century 21 in Ames.
Gil has been a member of the Masons, Shrine and Eastern Star.
Gil was preceded in death by his parents, wife Janie, two brothers Wesley and Arthur, and a sister Ruby.
He is survived by his son George, son Douglas (Monica), daughter Donna (Wayne Reisetter), two granddaughters, four grandsons, seven great-grandchildren, second wife Evelyn, sister Ruth, and brother Harvey.
Soderstrum Funeral Home, Story City, IA is entrusted with the arrangements.
Soderstrum Funeral Home
618 Lafayette Story City, IA 50248
Published in Des Moines Register on Nov. 15, 2012