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Vesta Ann Mast

December 17, 1936 — October 24, 2022

Kalona

Vesta Ann Mast was born December 17, 1936, in Kalona, Iowa, the daughter of Chester and Emma (Kauffman) Yoder. She was baptized in her youth and was a member of the Old Order Amish Church and remained faithful until her death. Vesta passed away peacefully at her home after a period of declining health, at the age of 85 years, 10 months, 7 days. Vesta was united in marriage to Lloyd S. Mast on September 25, 1958. To this union were born 7 sons and 3 daughters.

Vesta is survived by her husband Lloyd; 10 children, James (Delores) of Leroy, Mich, John Almon (Elmina) of Roseville, IL, Marlin (Miriam) of Brighton, IA, Herbert (Myrna) of Reedsville, WI, Lavern (Velma) of Kalona, IA, Keith of Monroe WI, Emmaletta (Edward Ropp), Esther Lou (Marlin Ropp), Eileen (Mahlon Ropp) of Kalona, IA, Vernon (Anna Marie) of Monroe, WI. 61 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Minerva Borntrager of Kalona, IA and Clarabell (Stanley) Miller of Muscoda WI;  2 brothers, Vernon (Inez) Yoder and Robert (Phebe) Yoder, both of Kalona.
Preceding Vesta in death are her parents, 3 grandchildren, Paul Wendall Mast, Elnora Fern Mast and Jewel Ropp (Stillborn), 1 great grandchild, Kenneth Earl Troyer, and 1 brother-in-law Marvin Borntrager.

We as a family want to thank everyone that has been so helpful and supportive in prayer, in visiting, singing, writing letters and many other expressions and deeds of  kindness during the time of her declining health. An extra special thank you to her regular care givers. 

A funeral service will be held 9:30 am Thursday, October 27, 2022, at the Mahlon Ropp residence. Visitation will be held from 2-4 and 6-8pm Tuesday, October 25 and Wednesday, October 26, beginning at 10:00 am, at the Mahlon Ropp residence 2422 110th St. Kalona, IA 52447. Yoder-Powell Funeral Home is caring for Vesta and her family. 

 

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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Visitation

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

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Thursday, October 27, 2022

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

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