April 5, 1930 ~ December 28, 2015

Eli M. Mast, 85, of Shipshewana, died at 5:55 am on Monday, December 28, at
Miller’s Merry Manor, LaGrange. He was born on April 5, 1930 in Nappanee to
Martin E. and Susie (Hochstetler) Mast. On September 28, 1951 in Goshen he
married Donna Mae Bowman, she died August 31, 2014. Surviving are three
daughters, Peggy Clevenger of Shipshewana, Cindy (Howard) Miller of
Carmel, Anita Mast of Shipshewana; son, Kevin (Gloria) Mast of Topeka; four
granddaughters, two step-granddaughters, seven great grandchildren, three
step-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Lester (Doris) Mast of Nappanee,
Harley (Joan) Mast of Goshen; two sisters, Ruby (Mel) Schlabaugh of Howe,
Clara (Eli) Swartz of Sturgis, MI. He was preceded in death by his wife;
daughter, Bonnie Mast; parents; three brothers, Edward Mast, Willis Mast,
Henry Mast; sister, Edna Mae Kauffman. He was a member of Shipshewana
Church of the Nazarene where he was active in many mission trips over a 10
year period. He had worked in maintenance department for Skyline and
Nipco; after retiring he began his own metal lathing machine shop,
machining small parts for 20 years. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:
00 - 8:00 pm Wednesday, December 30, at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003
South Main Street Middlebury. Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on
Thursday, December 31, at Shipshewana Church of the Nazarene,
Shipshewana. Services will be conducted by Pastors Randy Marshall and
Oscar Sheets. Burial will be in Keightley Cemetery, Shipshewana. Memorials
may be given to the church


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To the Family and Friends, so sorry for your loss. The Bible offers the best
comfort at this time at John 5:28, 29; Job 14:14,15.
From: Sandra Rhodes
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Kevin,Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
From: Kris Nelson Bontrager
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Sorry for your loss. Heaven gained another angel.
From: Dave & Jenny Burroughs
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