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John Mast


John L. Mast, 80, Topeka, died Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at his residence.

    He was born May 14, 1931, in LaGrange County, to Levi D. and Ameila Mast.

    He was married November 4, 1954 to Edna S. Schlabach. She survives.

    Also surviving are one son, Harley (Rachel) Mast, Topeka; six daughters, Fannie Irene (Jacob) Kurtz, LaGrange, Carolyn (Olen) Hershberger, LaGrange, Ada Mae (Daniel) Bontrager, Topeka, Ruby Mast, Topeka, Susan (Jerry) Yoder, Topeka, and Marlene (David) Miller, Topeka; 44 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; one brother, Henry (Fannie Ellen) Mast; and one sister, Ada (Elmer C.) Miller.

    He was preceded in death by an infant twin brother, Andrew, and five other brothers, Samuel, Daniel, Moses, Amos, and Elmer, one sister, Barbara, and an infant great-granddaughter, Miriam Jo Kurtz.

    Visitation is all day Thursday, January 12, at the John Mast residence, 7875W 200S in Topeka.

    Services will be 9:30 a.m. Friday, January 13, at the Jerry Lambright residence, 6800W 200S in Topeka, with Daniel Otto and Home Ministers officiating.

    Burial will be in Yoder Cemetery, Shipshewana.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.yeagerfuneralhome. com.

    Yeager Funeral Home in Ligonier is in charge of arrangements.