Edna’s life began on July 19, 1914, the daughter of James William and Mabel (King) Fulkerson in Drumright, Oklahoma. She attended Bixler County Schools through the 8th grade and then had to quit school to help run the family farm. She married Joseph “Scott” Mason on November 27, 1939, in Eureka, Kansas. She was a homemaker and attended Marion Christian Church, enjoyed cooking, baking, and her flower garden. Marie and Scott enjoyed traveling and later after retirement they would winter in Las Vegas.
Her loving family includes her sons, William “Bill” Mason (Vi) of Kansas City, Missouri; Jerry Mason of Houston, Texas; granddaughters, Melissa Mason of Portland, Oregon and Ashley Mason of Kansas City, Missouri; son-in-law, Stephen Rasmussen of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
She was preceded in death by her parents; spouse; daughter, June Rasmussen and a brother, William Fulkerson. Marie passed away peacefully on Friday, February 28, 2020, at the age of 105.
Her family will gather with friends on Tuesday, March 10, from 10-12 noon at the Hillsboro Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home with an additional time of gathering on Tuesday, March 10, from 3-5 p.m. at the Marion Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home. Graveside service will be held on Wednesday, March 11, at 11:00 a.m. at Sunset Lawns Cemetery in El Dorado, Kansas with Pastor Carl Helm officiating.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Good Shepherd Hospice in care of Yazel-Megli-Zeiner Funeral Home, PO Box 96, Marion, Kansas 66861. Please sign her online guest book and leave a memory of Marie at ymzfh.com