Ida Marie Sass


Ida Marie Sass, 103

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Chapel for Ida Maria Sophia Esslinger Sass (103) who passed away peacefully on September 27, 2019 in Sauk Rapids, MN. Rev. Keith Weise will officiate and burial will be at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery on Loon Lake near Vergas, MN. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services on Tuesday at Good Shepherd.

She is survived by her three sons, Loren (Diane) Sass of Beloit WI; Leslie (Cheryl) Sass of Hudson WI; Ronald (Susan) Sass of Elk River MN; and one daughter, Joanne (Gregory) Froelke of St. Augusta MN. She is also survived by her nine grandchildren: Amy (Erik) Skjei, Rice MN; Jeffrey (Heidi) Sass, Blaine MN; Erika Sass (Abby Roza), Minneapolis MN; Jacob Froelke, LaCrosse WI; Carrie (Kyle) McLaughlin, Canmore, Alberta, Canada; Christopher (Hannah) Froelke, Sauk Rapids MN, Timothy (Gretchen) Sass, New Richmond WI; Jennifer Sass (David Yeagle), Silverthorne CO; Ethan Sass, Chicago, IL; and ten great-grandchildren: Sydney and Autumn Skjei; Adam, Emily, and Owen Sass; Finn and Will McLaughlin; Aubree and Vincent Froelke, and Keagan Sass, as well as her sister, Clara Klages of Grand Haven, Michigan.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Jeanette Rosalie; by her parents; by two brothers, Erwin and Erich Esslinger; and a sister, Doris Liebenow.

Memorials may be given to the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd at 325 11th Street North in Sauk Rapids MN 56379.

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