John Harvey Artley, Jr.


Earl E. Mast, 79, of Goshen, died at 10:45 am on Monday, April 29, at his
residence after an extended illness of Lou Gehrig’s disease.  He was born on
1956 in Kosciusko County he married Fannie Mae Yoder, she survives.
Survivors in addition to his wife are two daughters, Janine (Ronnie) Berkheiser
of Woodland, Anna Marie (Ron) Griffith of Union City, OH; two sons, Dennis
(Martha) Mast of Goshen, Joe Allen (Jill) Mast of Elkhart; 10 grandchildren, three
great grandchildren; three sisters, Anna Mae (Perry) Yoder and Barbara (Edwin)
Yoder both of Nappanee, Lydia McDonald of Warsaw.  He was preceded in death
by his parents, two sisters, Frieda Miller and Mary Ann Gillespie. He was a factory
worker in the RV industry, he enjoyed horse racing for approximately 20 years
and was a member or New Life Christian Center Church in Bristol.  He could not
speak because of his Lou Gehrig’s disease but adapted well using his smile to
communicate with people. Visitation will be from 2:00 - 4:00 and 6:00 -8:00 pm
Thursday, May 2, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street
Middlebury. Family and friends may gather at
9:30 am on Friday, May 3 for a
graveside service at Clinton Union Cemetery, Goshen.  A memorial service will
follow at 11:00 am on Friday May 3, at New Life Christian Center Church, Bristol.
Services will be conducted by Rev. Dwight Gosser. Memorials may be given to
New Life Christian Center or IU Health Goshen Home Care and Hospice.
 


                        Current Online Condolences
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Fannie and Family - Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family as you
process through this earthly separation from Earl. Earl was a very special
person to our family. We will miss his always ready smile. We love you and you
have our deepest sympathy.
From: The Lloyd Borntrager Family, Lloyd, Evelyn, Bonnie and Linda Borntrager
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We, the WorkNet Team, would like to express our heartfelt condolences to the
Earl Mast family.  None of us ever had the opportunity to meet Earl but we know
that his legacy lives on in his daughter, Anna.  Her compassion, sense of humor
and smile are certainly traits that must have made Mr. Mast a proud father.
Mike Heifner and the WorkNet Team from Marysville, Ohio.
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We, the WorkNet Team, would like to express our heartfelt condolences to the
Earl Mast family.  None of us ever had the opportunity to meet Earl but we know
that his legacy lives on in his daughter, Anna.  Her compassion, sense of humor
and smile are certainly traits that must have made Mr. Mast a proud father.
Mike Heifner and the WorkNet Team from Marysville, Ohio
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Fannie May and Family.  Even though many miles have separated Joey and I
from seeing you often, you and Earl have held a special place in our hearts.  His
courage, contagious smile, and love for the Lord will live on in our hearts
forever.  All our love, thoughts and prayers.
Joey and Miriam Hefflinger
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Anna, Ron, Jordan and Cody - please know that your are in our in our thoughts
and prayers during this difficult time. Let us know if there is anything we can do.
With much love from Ohio! Jeff, Anita, Matt & Sarah McKee
April 18, 1934 -- April 29, 2013
Earl E. Mast
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