March 4, 1919 - October 12, 2015
NORWAY- Ina E. Massa age 96 of Norway, died Monday, October 12, 2015 at Manorcare Nursing of Kingsford. She was born in Willmar, Minnesota, on March 4, 1919, the daughter of the late Hugo and Abbie (Edgren) Hoglund. Ina worked for Ruwitch Department Store in Norway before getting married; she married Francis Massa on May 3, 1942 in Norway. He preceded her in death on July 17, 1992. After her children graduated from High School, Ina returned to work at Isabel’s Department Store in Iron Mountain and then worked at Vertin’s Department Store in Norway until the store closed. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Norway, Grace Guild and the Norway-Vulcan Women’s Club. She enjoyed knitting, sewing, baking, and church activities. Ina is survived by her daughters Ruth Ann Couch of Norway and Suzanne (Tom) Pollard of Vulcan; grandchildren Christopher (Sandy) Couch of PA, Jonathan Couch of Plainfield, IL, Lindsay Couch of White Salmon, WA, Matthew (Mary) Pollard of Norway, Amy (Mike) Brunswick of Iron Mountain and Timothy Pollard of Norway; 7 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; sisters LaVonne Van Bockel of MN and Katherine (Gottfried) Hotz of Milwaukee; many nieces and nephews; and her many special friends. She was preceded in death by her son-in-law Thomas Couch, her five brothers and 2 sisters. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 15 from 1-2 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Norway. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, with Pastor Irene White officiating. Interment will follow at the Norway Township Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made in Ina’s name to the Grace United Methodist Church or the Cancer Loan Closet.
NORWAY- Ina E. Massa age 96 of Norway, died Monday, October 12, 2015 at Manorcare Nursing of Kingsford. She was born in Willmar, Minnesota, on March 4, 1919, the daughter of the late Hugo and Abbie (Edgren) Hoglund. Ina worked for Ruwitch... View Obituary & Service Information
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