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Ora Mast

Ora J. Mast, 82, Shipshewana, died Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at Courtyard of Goshen.

    He was born October 27, 1933, in Topeka, to Jacob H. and Emma (Christner) Mast.

    He was a farmer, worked in local factories, and was a woodworker.

    He was married October 15, 1953, in Howe, to Effie Schwartz. She survives.

    Also surviving are one daughter, Mary (Larry) Borntrager, Middlebury; six sons, David (Marlene) Mast, Shipshewana, Dennis Mast, Middlebury, Stan Mast, White Pigeon, Mich., Steven (Jana) Mast, Goshen, Jerry (Marlynn) Mast, Topeka, and Joel (Christy) Mast, Millersburg, Ind.; 24 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one sister, Esther (LaMar) Miller, Sturgis, Mich.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, Amos, Henry, Ervin and Melvin Mast, two sisters, Anna Miller and Ella Miller, one grandson, Jeremy Mast, and two stillborn great-grandchildren.

    Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Friday, July 22, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home in Middlebury.

    Memorial service will be 3 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at Townline Mennonite Church in Shipshewana with Pastor Calvin Borntrager and Pastor Menno Mullet officiating.

    Private burial will be in Townline Cemetery, Shipshewana.

    Memorials may be directed to Townline Mennonite Church in Shipshewana.

    Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneral

    Miller-Stewart Funeral Home in Middlebury is in charge of arrangements.