Goshen News, Goshen, IN

January 7, 2013

Sam Arlin Mast

Oct. 30, 1932-Jan. 5, 2013

GOSHEN — Sam Arlin Mast, 80, died at his home Saturday evening.

He was born Oct. 30, 1932 in Kosciusko County to Marvin and Joy (George) Mast.

He married Loretta Sink Dec. 10, 1950 at the West Goshen Church of the Brethren.  She survives.

Also surviving are two daughters, Melanie Stump and Cindy (Kenton) Miller, both of Goshen; a son, Tobie (Marge) Mast, Goshen; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; five sisters, Linda (Don) Sheets, Wakarusa and Emma (Doug) Charles, Janet Wileman, Jolene (Bob) Franks and Margaret (Denny) Hahn, all of Goshen; and four brothers, George (Charlotte), K’Don (Wanda) and Tom (Patty) Mast, all of Goshen, and Terry (Merry) Mast, Ligonier.

A great husband, father and grandfather, Mr. Mast enjoyed woodworking, gardening and fishing.  He loved the outdoors.

A lifelong area resident, he worked as a boat builder at Starcraft for 48 years.

Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen.

A 1:30 p.m. Wednesday funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home with The Rev. Ron Spyker, Jefferson Brethren Church, officiating.  Pallbearers will be Chad and Corey Stump, Rob Cole, Travis Miller, Lloyd Wileman and Jim Yoder.

Burial will follow in West Goshen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Scott Sink Memorial Fund at Jefferson Brethren Church.

Online condolences may be sent to www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.