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Mary Ann Mason

January 11, 1929 — July 29, 2021

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Mary Ann (Schaefer) Mason, 92, died July 29, 2021 at her home. She was born Jan. 11, 1929 to Louis A. and Mary Ann Schaefer in St. Joseph, Mo. Mary Ann attended St. Joseph Cathedral grade school and graduated from the Sacred Heart Academy, St. Joseph, Mo. She graduated from St. Joseph Junior College in 1948. She married Donald L. Mason 6/15/48 and moved to K.C., Mo. where they raised 3 children.
Committed to her husband, family, and volunteering at her church, Mary Ann enjoyed traveling worldwide, reading, tennis, bridge and gardening. At St. Elizabeth Elementary School she was a Girl Scout leader, a Junior Great Books leader, a Picture Lady and taught Religious Ed. She was also president of the St. Elizabeth Religious Education Board. She volunteered at Loretto in KC as well as being a parent of students there. She was a volunteer at Rockhurst High School where her son attended.
Mary Ann joined the Ladies of Charity of Metro KC in 1960. She was president of the local organization and was vice president of the National Ladies of Charity. She volunteered in many areas of this organization and spent many years as one of their volunteers at Seton Center. She was also a volunteer for CASA.
When St Joseph Hospital moved to their new location, she was one of the founding board members of their auxiliary and volunteered there for 27 years.
Mary Ann was preceded in death by husband Judge Donald L. Mason, her parents, brother Louis A. Schaefer Jr., son Michael, and son-in-law Jeff Johnson.
Mary Ann is survived by her children, Susan Remersheid (David), Austin, Texas;
Martha Miller (Ron), Blanco, Texas; grandchildren, Luke Johnson and Grace Johnson; brother Robert A. Schaefer (MaryAgnes), Knoxville, Tenn. and numerous nieces, nephews; and great nieces & nephews.
Mary Ann lived in her home for 60 years and was able to remain there until her death. The family would like to thank those that were so integral in keeping Mary Ann in her home, Susan Dillard, Jan Wollard, Lori McDaniel, Shayla Fraizer, Megan Graber, Carla Ford and all her other caregivers.
Visitation will begin at 11:30am Monday, August 2nd at St. Elizabeth Church 2 E. 75th St., KC, MO followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 12:30 pm. Interment Mt. Olivet, KC, Mo.
The family requests no flowers and contribution may be made at Seton Center 2816 E 23, K.C., Mo. 64127 or St. Elizabeth Church. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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SERVICES Visitation
Monday, August 2, 2021 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
St. Elizabeth Catholic Church 2 E 75th Street Kansas City, Missouri 64114
Mass of Christian Burial
Monday, August 2, 2021 12:30 PM
St. Elizabeth Catholic Church 2 E 75th Street Kansas City, Missouri 64114

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