Jean Ann Mason

Jean Ann Mason, 90, of Waukon died Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at Good Samaritan Center in Waukon. Memorial services were held Saturday, September 5 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Waukon, with Pastor Kim Gates officiating. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery, Waukon.
Jean Ann Mason was born November 9, 1924 in Waukon, the daughter of Otto “Colby” P. and Edith Mae (Clark) Gleisner. Jean Ann graduated as Salutatorian in 1942 from Waukon High School. January 1, 1945, she married Keith W. Mason in Waukon on a -20 degree wintry day. Along with raising five children, Jean Ann worked at the East Elementary school as a librarian and also at the Iowa State Extension Office as a secretary.
She was a member of St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Waukon and volunteered at the Allamakee County Food Shelf. Jean Ann loved baking and making pies with the other church ladies. She also enjoyed weaving, gardening, and spending time with her family.
Jean Ann is survived by her husband, Keith, of Waukon; four children: Randall K. (Barbara) Mason of Spring Grove, MN, Shirley J. (Mark Abbott) Lewter of Lubbock, TX, William P. (Mary) Mason of Brookland, WI and Linda L. (Brent) Fickbohm of Sioux City; six grandchildren: Katherine, Robert, Jesse, Laura, Andrew and Samuel; and six great-grandchildren: Sean, Devyn, Bobby, Amelia, Tom and Ella.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Norman K. Mason; and her brother, William C. Gleisner.
Martin Funeral Home in Waukon assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at