Michael Lee Mason
Michael Lee Mason, 69, Franklin, died Thursday, April 25, 2013, at his home in Franklin.
Friends may call after 1 p.m. on Monday, April 29, at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson.
Funeral services will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, April 29, at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson.
A memorial has been established in his memory.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhomes.com. Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson is assisting the family with arrangements.
Born July 26, 1943 in Ft. Madison, he was the son of Marjorie Irene Higbee. He was raised by Ed and Thelma (Higbee) Mason.
He was an Army veteran and worked as a logger for many years. He enjoyed being in the woods, working and tinkering with his machines. He was a “jack of all trades”. He especially loved his dog.
Survivors include one daughter, Jessica Gerdes of Franklin; two grandchildren; one half-brother John (Reathel) Price of Saint Anne, Ill.; and two half-sisters Evelyn Whiteside Metcalf of Hannibal, Mo. and Patricia Whiteside of Palm Beach, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Barb Harmeyer; and one brother, Butch.