Lester J. Mast

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Lester J. Mast

March 02, 1927 - November 05, 2018

Lester J. Mast, 91, Milford, went home to be with the Lord Nov. 5, surrounded by his family.
Lester was born March 2, 1927, in Nappanee, to Jacob and Amanda (Miller) Mast.
On Jan. 22, 1950, he married the love of his life, Eloise Bauman, who survives.
Lester was a dairy and hog farmer. He enjoyed traveling south for the winter, camping, fishing, rabbit hunting and playing euchre.
Lester loved the Lord, his family and grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Lester is survived by his wife of 68 years, Eloise; four children, Larry (wife, Debra) Mast, Milford, Michael (wife, Terri) Mast, Goshen, Thomas (wife, Jane) Mast, Auburn, and Gary (wife, Linda) Mast, Warsaw. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Matthew, Scott, Stephanie, Angela, Abbie, Ashlie, Ryan and Jason; eight great-grandchildren, Logan, Desiree, Madilyn, Connor, Grantham, Jonathan, Brianna and Leighton; two great-great-grandchildren, Bowmani and Deslyn; and brother, Raymond (Marg) Mast, Kouts.
Lester was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Gilbert and Robert Mast.
Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 9, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Mishler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Milford, and one hour prior to the service Saturday.
A celebration of Lester's life will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Mishler Funeral Home. Pastor Lee Compson will officiate the service.
Burial will follow at Milford Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Lester's honor may be given to the First Brethren Church of Milford.
Mishler Funeral Home and Cremation Center is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be extended at www.mishlerfhcc.com.
Published on November 7, 2018
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