NORTH ENGLISH:  Alberta Mason, 85 of North English and formerly of Shellsburg died Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Iowa City.  Visitation will be from 2 – 5 PM, Thursday, March 8, 2018 at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel, 212 East Sixth Street in Vinton.  Private Graveside Services will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Shellsburg on Friday.

Alberta was born January 21, 1933 to Everett and Irma (VanFossen) Cress.  She was united in marriage to Earl L. Mason on October 10, 1953 in Shellsburg.  Earl preceded her in death on October 8, 2005.

Alberta worked for many years as a Nurse’s Aide at the Vinton Lutheran Home for many years.  In her leisure she was an excellent quilter.

She is survived by her sons, Dwayne of North English and Bill (Sue) of Webster; her grandchildren, Adam, Matthew, David, Brandon, Chase, Kenneth and Patty; several great grandchildren; her brother, Roy; her sisters, Doris, AnnaMae, Marilyn, Ferne, Deci and Elaine and many nieces and nephews.

Alberta was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl; her son Dairwin and her brother, Roy.

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