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MAUST. Harvey N. Maust;
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
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,
Issue donated by: Chris Yoder, Saugatuck, Michigan
Transcribed by: Thelma Hoover Martin
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