Daniel Joe Maasen, age 71, of Jefferson City, MO passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020 surrounded by his loving family at his home.
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He was born July 9, 1949, a son of the late Raymond and Dorothy (Wilde) Maasen of Westphalia, Mo. He was united in marriage on June 28, 1980 to Judith Ann (Erhart) Farley in Jefferson City, Mo., who survives at the home.
Daniel was a 1967 graduate of Fatima High School. After graduation, Daniel went straight into the workforce for the Missouri State Highway Department, where he worked for several years. He later retired from ABB after working there for over 30 years.
Danny loved deer hunting, playing pitch, and drinking a cold beer with friends. Most of all he liked spending time with his two granddaughters teaching them how to deer hunt and play pitch. They spent a lot of time at the Runge Nature Center walking their favorite trails and watching the wildlife. He was loved very much and will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Judy Ann Maasen of Jefferson City; his daughters, Lisa Mueller of Jefferson City and Michele Farley of Holts Summit; his sons, Danny Maasen and Brian Maasen (Rebecca) both of Jefferson City; his granddaughters, Hanna and Sierra Mueller of Jefferson City; his grandsons, Andrew and Landon
Maasen of Jefferson City; his sister, Pat Tracy of Jefferson City; his brothers, Randy Maasen (Cheryl), Tom Maasen (Tammy), and Kenny Maasen, all of Westphalia.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father.
A celebration of life will be held at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1411 Missouri Blvd., Jefferson City, MO on Monday, December 28, 2020 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Everyone is welcome but please wear a personal mask.
In lieu of flowers: donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Hospice Compassus at 2414 Hyde Park Rd., Jefferson City, MO. 65109.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.