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Obituary: Robert Lee Masters

Obituary: Robert Lee Masters

November 9th, 2018 in Obituaries

Robert "Bob" Lee Masters, age 91, of Linn, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at Jefferson City Manor. He was born May 13, 1927, in Brunswick, Missouri, a son to the late John Franklin and Mary Josephine (Kahler) Masters. Bob was united in marriage on September 4, 1948, in Linn to Mary Ann (Brandt) Masters, who preceded him in death on July 31, 2007. Bob proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army. He was employed at Westinghouse and General Motors in Kansas City. When they moved to Linn, he worked at George's Gas Station followed by Algoa Correctional Center until he retired. He was a member of St. George Catholic Church. Bob enjoyed farming, spending time with family, gardening, picking up walnuts, and playing cards with friends and neighbors. He enjoyed his kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids. Survivors include his five children: Allen (Judy) Masters and Lee Ann (Mark) Rustemeyer, both of Jefferson City, Norma (George) Boillot of Linn, Laura (Randy) Thoenen of Chamois, and Larry (Rachelle) Masters of Centertown; one brother, Jerry (Karen) Masters of Union; a son-in-law, Norbert Voss of Linn; 17 grandchildren, Corey (Fatiha) Brand, Mindy (David) Sweeten, Norma Marie Merritt, Marty (Heather) Masters, Julie Voss, Jennifer (Tim) Schmid, Christopher (Brittnee) and Andrew Boillot, Lacey (Stephen) Pennington, Adam (Emma) and Robert Rustemeyer, Amy (William) Dunn, Ethan Masters, Nathan (Chelsea), Seth (Ashley), Jared, and Noah Thoenen; and 20 great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and spouse of 59 years, he was preceded in death by: one daughter, Lois Voss; five brothers and four sisters. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at St. George Catholic Church in Linn. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be in the St. George Parish Cemetery with full Military Honors. Expressions of sympathy may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Mo. (573-897-2214) www.mortonchapel.com