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Jr. Masden, 68, of Kahoka died Thursday, September 16, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born April 19, 1953 in Mendon, MO, the son of P. Perry Sr. and Edith Maxine Jacobs Masden. He was first united in marriage to Nancy Johnson. To this union Ed, Kristi and Ann were born. They later divorced. On April 9, 1988, he was united in marriage to Pam Allen in Kahoka. She survives.

He is also survived by his children, Ed Masden (Jamie) of Ankeny, IA, Kristi Webster of Burlington, IA and Ann Crowner (Mike) of Burlington, IA, two step-children, Travis Ellison (Gena) of Kahoka, MO and Paula O’Brien (Darin Wilson) of Luray, MO, ten grandchildren, Calian Masden, Tyris Masden, Cassandra Ellison (De’Andre), Abby Ellison, Alexis Ellison, Keelie O’Brien, Mackenzie O’Brien, Chloe Brewer, Danika Wilson and Dane Brewer and one great granddaughter, Nevaeh. He is also survived by his sister, Carolyn Elveston (James) of Natches, MS, three brothers, Terry James (Cinda) of Kahoka and Mark Masden (Teresa) of Kirksville, MO, Perry Lee Masden of Saverna Park, MD, his father and mother in law, Paul and Emeline Allen of Kahoka, three brothers in law, Dennis Allen (Michelle) of Kahoka, MO, Gary Allen (Kim) of Kahoka, MO and Homer Allen (Cheryl) of Columbia, MO along with numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Alberta McNamar.

Jr. was employed with BNSF railroad for forty-two years before he retired in April of 2013.

He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Kahoka.

He was a wonderful, devoted husband, dad and grandpa who leaves his family a lifetime of wonderful memories.

He always put his family first and was available to help and share in the activities of his children.

He was an enthusiastic fan of all his grandchildren’s school and sporting activities. Jr. loved to travel and never missed an opportunity to take off on an adventure especially on his motorcycle with his wife, family and friends.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Tuesday at the Vigen Memorial Home in Kahoka. Burial will be in the Kahoka Cemetery.

Visitation will be held after 1 p.m. Monday with the family meeting with friends from 5 – 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Clark County Local Cancer Fund.

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