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Ida Mae Fure

April 29, 1936 — May 27, 2017



Ida Mae Ruth Fure, age 81, of Cassville, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at Grant Regional Health Center, Lancaster, with one of her sons by her side. She was born on April 29, 1936, in Potosi, the daughter of Lester and Mildred (Pitzen) Reuter. Ida Mae graduated from Potosi High School in 1954. On July 31, 1954, Ida Mae was united in marriage to Clarence J. Fure and they started their family. Together they raised nine children and always enjoyed many family gatherings and visits from her grandchildren. Ida Mae worked for many years at Rapid Die & Molding Company in Cassville. She enjoyed all her co-workers and loved giving them her sarcastic attitude quite often. She enjoyed fishing with her husband, Clarence. Ida Mae also loved the many trips to the casino with her husband and children. She dearly loved all the hugs and time spent with her family. Ida Mae was an avid Green Bay Packer fan. She always had a little twinkle in her eye for Brett Farve and Aaron Rogers.

Survivors include their children: Victoria (Gary) Yunk; Michael (Marcia) Fure; David (Lori) Fure; William Fure, all of Cassville; Lisa (Michael) Rauch, Evansville; Robin (Luke) Demes; Richard "Ernie" (Chrystal) Fure; Michele (Brian) Bierman, all of Cassville; twenty-one grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; twelve siblings; other relatives and many friends.

In addition to her parents, Ida Mae was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence on July 17, 2014; a son, Ronald Lee Fure; a daughter-in-law, Rebecca (Rauch) Fure; four brothers, Vincent, Leonard, Dick and Norbert Reuter; two sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church in Cassville with Father John Meinholz officiating. Burial was in St. Charles Cemetery, Cassville. Family and friends called on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Martin Schwartz Funeral Home & Crematory, 313 Fredrick, Cassville and on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home.

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