Goshen News, Goshen, IN


December 29, 2012

Henry M. Mast

Nov. 25, 1933-Dec. 15, 2012

WINCHESTER, Va. —  Henry M. Mast, 79, formerly of Goshen, Ind., died Dec. 15 at the Winchester Medical Center.

Mr. Mast was born Nov. 25, 1933 in Kosciusko County, Ind., son of Martin E. Mast and Susie Hochstetler Mast.  

He was a sales representative in the recreational vehicle and mobile home industry. Mr. Mast served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the Shenandoah Valley Chapter 313 Korean War Veterans Association, the Winchester Moose Lodge, and the First United Methodist Church of Winchester.

He married Linda C. Mast on June 27, 1964 in Goshen, Ind. Surviving with his wife are two daughters, Angie Haecker of Winchester and Dawn Brown of Tallahassee, Fla.; three brothers, Lester Mast of Nappanee, Ind., Eli Mast of Shipshewana, Ind., and Dave Mast of Fort Wayne, Ind.; two sisters, Ruby Ann Slabaugh of Howe, Ind., and Clara Schwartz of Sturgis, Mich.; three grandchildren, Aaron Haecker, Katie Haecker and Troy Morris; and one great-grandchild, Trenton Morris.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father; two sons, Arno Mast and Dana Mast; two brothers, Edward Mast and Willis Mast; and his sister, Edna Mae Kauffman.

A funeral service was conducted Dec. 21 at 10 a.m. at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, Ind. Burial with military honors followed the service.

There was a time of visitation with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 20 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shenandoah Valley Chapter 313-KWVA, 306 Ridge Road, Winchester, VA  22602 to aid the Korean War Memorial in Jim Barnett Park, Winchester.

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