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January 15, 2011 – Saturday, January 15, 2011

Service Information
St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Moniticel
Thursday, January 20th, 2011
10:30 A.M.

Visitation Information

Jacob Henry Massmann. Monticello, MN. Born on 15 January 2011 and went to God and his angels on that same day. “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you”- Jeremiah 1:5.
Jacob is lovingly survived by his parents, Ronald & Kathleen Massmann, and his brother Patrick Joseph. He is also survived by his grandparents, Mr.& Mrs. Edmund Massmann, Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Penkala, as well as his great-grandparents, Mrs. Jennie Penkala, Mrs. Sharon Passalaqua and Mr. Joseph Passalaqua.
In addition, Jacob has several loving aunts and uncles, including Henry & Kathryn Massmann, Mark and Mary Massmann, Scott & Julie Reberg, and Joseph & Candice Penkala. He is also survived by eight cousins, Amber, Katlyn, Edmund, Tiffany, Lawrence, Joseph, Alexandra, and Samuel.
Viewing will be on Wednesday, 19, January 2011, at the Peterson Funeral Home, in Buffalo, MN. The viewing will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m.
A Mass to celebrate Jacob’s life will be on Thursday, 20 January, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Henry’s Church, in Monticello. There will be a viewing prior to mass, from 9:30-10:30 a.m..
At the request of the family, Jacob’s internment will be private.
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to

10 Guestbook Entries

  1. Shelly Strege

    Ron & Kathleen, You have my deepest sympathies & prayers for this difficult time you are going through. I will keep you in my prayers and thoughts here.

  2. Cherie Dittmann

    I cannot express any words that may provide comfort for your loss. All I can offer you is knowing that I shall continue to keep you in my thoughts and prayers. There is a new Angel in Heaven above and he is with our Lord and Savior.

  3. Heidi M. (Porter) Guevara

    Words cannot express the sorrow I feel for your tremendous loss. God is good; but sometimes we as humans cannot understand why some things like this happen in our lives. My thoughts and prayers are and will be with you now and in the future.
    Fellow work associate and friend, Heidi

  4. Laurie Kenyon

    Ron, I worked with you years ago at Benchmark and just saw this in the paper this morning. Please accept my sincere condolances. I will pray that God will bring to you and your wife comfort and, in time, understanding.

  5. David and Judie Mareachen

    Our most sincere sympathies go out to you today on the loss of your infant son. Please know that we care and will continue to keep your family in our daily prayers.

  6. Jen, Mike and Hunter Silbernagel

    All of our love, support, and prayers now and forever.

  7. patricia reaume

    Kathleen and Ronald,
    I am truly and deeply sorry for your loss. Words cannot express the overwhelming feeling of sadness I feel for you and your family. Know that you are all in my prayers.
    Patti Reaume (friend of Pam’s)

  8. patricia reaume

    Kathleen and Ron,
    I am deeply and truly sorry for your loss. Know that in this difficult time you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  9. Shirley Ethen

    Ron and Kathryn; my condolences, thoughts, and prayers go out to you and your family.

  10. Candice Penkala

    We love and miss you, baby Jacob Massmann.

    Aunt Candy


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