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Ellis Dale Mast

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Ellis Dale Mast, 73, passed away Friday morning, June 28, 2013, at Elkhart General Hospital, Elkhart, Ind., after suffering a heart attack June 22.

He was born in Holmes County on Feb. 14, 1940, to the late Paul and Beulah Miller Mast. He also was preceded in death by a brother, John.

On June 19, 1965, he married Ann Smucker in West Liberty and she survives along with two daughters, Michele (Mike) Stutzman of Sarasota, Fla., and Angela (Joel) Miller, Middlebury; five grandchildren, Bryce, Dustin and Mariah Miller, and Jackson and Jessica Stutzman; and two sisters, Carolyn (Harold) Schultz, Kansas City, Mo., and Julia (Colin) Mishler, Berlin.

A 1962 graduate of Goshen College, Mr. Mast taught at Adriel School, West Liberty, for a couple of years. From 1965 until retirement in 1999, he taught physical education in the Westview School Corporation .

A member of Clinton Frame Mennonite Church, he was very involved with Amigo Centre, serving on the board and helping with fundraising. He also was a longtime member of Maplecrest Country Club.

Visitation is from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Clinton Frame Mennonite Church, County Road 35, Goshen, Ind., where pastors Terry Diener and Danny Yoder officiate a memorial service at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Private family burial precedes the memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Amigo Centre Scholarship Fund for St. Joe Week or to the Brotherhood Fund at Clinton Frame Mennonite Church.

Arrangements were handled by Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, Ind., where condolences may be shared at

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