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James A. Mast

James A. Mast

James A. Mast, age 88, of the Sunset Home, formerly of 513 South 43rd , rural Quincy and rural Barry, IL, died on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at the Sunset Home. He was born on July 14, 1929 in Quincy, Illinois the son of Clarence & Helen (Thiemann) Mast. He married Louise R. Derhake on September 11, 1948 in St. John Catholic Church. She preceded him in death on October 6, 1997.

James was a lifelong farmer in the Quincy and Barry area. He was an active member of St. Anthony Catholic Church where he was in the Holy Name Society and helped with the pancake and sausage breakfast. He volunteered at Quincy Notre Dame and was also a member of the Knights of Columbus for over 50 years. James was an avid CUBS fan and loved playing cards with his family and friends.

The family would like to thank Curtis Creek, Community Care and Sunset Home for providing our father with the individualized loving care that showed him dignity and respect.

He is survived by:
HIS CHILDREN: Alan (Sharon) Mast of Springfield, IL; Bill (Carol) Mast of Quincy; Ronnie (Joyce) Mast of Quincy; Cathy (Joe) Hollensteiner of Quincy; Mel (Debbie) Mast of Sherman, IL; Tony (Donna) Mast of Springfield, IL; Sue Meyers of Orange Beach, AL and Kent (Monica) Mast of Liberty.
DAUGHTER-IN-LAW: Sue Mast of Quincy
26 GRANDCHILDREN: Daren (Kim) Mast; Brandon (Kristen) Mast; Megan (Ty) Suhre; Afton Mast; Elizabeth (Dr. Michael) Ray; Matt Mast; Sarah (Malcom) Booth; Andrew (Maria) Mast; Michelle (Spenser) Morrissey; Michael Mast; Daniel Mast; Becky (Brian) Terwelp; Robert (Brittany) Mast; Krista Mast; Travis (Michelle) Hollensteiner; Dr. Casey Hollensteiner; Nathan (Christa) Hollensteiner; Zach (Rachel) Mast; Phillip Mast; Jessica Mast; Amanda Mast; Kyle Mast; Evan Meyers; Mackenzie Meyers; Austin Mast and Dylan Mast.
17 Great-Grandchildren
Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

In addition to his wife, James was also preceded in death by a son Terry Mast; a sister: Virginia Dittmer and a brother: Lloyd Mast.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM in St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 3:00 until 7:00 PM in St. Anthony Catholic Church. Memorials may be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church or to Quincy Notre Dame. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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From:
Amanda
Quincy, IL
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So sorry for your loss, I know he will be missed by many people
From:
Rick and Sue Straley
Quincy, IL
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So sorry to hear of your loss. We were able to visit Jim on July 2 at Sunset Home. So glad we did. He was a wonderful man. We are so blessed to call him our friend.
From:
John Badamo
Quincy, IL
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Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jim's family. In our family (Badamo/Mast) there was City Jim and Country Jim. God Speed Country Jim!
From:
John Mosher
Springfield, IL
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I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers
From:
Jeff & Joanne (Powers) Bergman
Quincy, IL
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Cathy and entire family our deepest sympathy. Thoughts & prayers for you all.
From:
Judy Hoffman
Quincy, IL
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Condolences to your families. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers
From:
Carol Mast McCaughey Sheller
Scottsdale, AZ
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My dad's cousin. Such an amazing, kind, fun-loving man. One of the best! My thoughts and prayers to Jim's children.
From:
Mick and Jo Ellen Mast
Springfield, IL
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So sorry for your loss. We hope that loving memories help comfort you at this difficult time.
From:
Doris M Mast Timpe
Lincoln, IL
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Uncle Jim was always so nice and always had a smile.
From:
leanne n hoggie
quincy, IL
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our sympathy to all of the family. Jim was a great guy and great family man. I know he will be missed.
From:
Ann and John Dunker
Idaho Falls, ID
Comments:
Heaven just got brighter.
From:
John Ridings
Springfield, IL
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Al, Mel, Tony and families, your father had to be a proud man, because families don't get any better than the Mast Family.