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Lazarus Project

An expanded obituary project of MennObits.  Includes additional information of obituaries appearing in
The Mennonite and other newspapers.  
Source of individual obituaries given with each record.  Project managed by Thelma Martin.

 1963 - M

   MAUST. Harvey N. Maust;  

. Harvey N. Maust, son of the late Noah J. and Anna (Yoder) Maust, was born November 15, 1896, and died on June 21, 1963, after three days of illness from a heart attack. His wife, Verna M. Maust, daughter of the late Jonas B. and Barbara (Swartzentruber) Miller, followed him in death August 25, 1963, after having been a totally helpless invalid, due to a stroke, for a period of three years. In their youthful years they both received Christ as their personal Saviour and both were united with the Conservative Mennonite Church at Grantsville, Md., where they remained as active members until their sickness and death. On March 1, 1923, they were united in holy wedlock and were separated by death for only two months.
To this union were born two sons and five daughters. Surviving are: Emma, at home; Iva, wife of Alva S. Yoder, Long Island, Virginia; Annie, wife of Wilbur Beitzel, Grantsville, Maryland; Elmer, Salisbury, Pa., and Arline and Edna, at home. One son, Arvin, preceded them in death.
Harvey is survived by five sisters: Savilla, wife of Milton E. Bender; Arminta, wife of Edwin Beitzel; Nannie; Vernie, wife of Raymond Beitzel; and Edna, wife of Roy Beitzel. Two brothers, Ernest and Asa, and one infant sister preceded him in death.
    Verna is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Alma, wife of Allen Maust; Evan Miller; Annie, wife of Lee Scheffel; Mabel, wife of Ervin J. Yoder; Edna, wife of Alvin Maust; Catherine Miller, Dudelange, Luxemburg; Ivan J. Miller (bishop of home church); Harvey Miller, Diepholz, Germany; and Rhoda, wife of Elmer L. Maust. One brother, Floyd Miller, preceded her in death.
    Also surviving are twenty grandchildren.
    Both funeral services were held at the Maple Glen Church, Grantsville, Maryland: for Harvey, June 24, with the message by Ivan J. Miller; and for Verna, Aug. 28, with Erie Renno bringing the message. Burial in the church cemetery.

From: Amish-Mennonite Church, Herold der Wahrheit, September 15 1963, p. 349
Issue donated by: Chris Yoder, Saugatuck, Michigan
Transcribed by: Thelma Hoover Martin

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