Obit: Mast, William ‘Charles’ D. #2 (1913 - 1973)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Mast, Flurkey, Bruce, Ochallo, Karriwinn, Maquire, Coghlin, Walsh, Koopman

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 2/01/1973

Mast, Charles D. (3 January 1913 - 21 January 1973)

A former Greenwood couple Charles D. Mast, 60, and his wife Florence, 61, of Rt. 1 Whitewater, were killed Sunday in a three-car accident on icy Highway 47 near Huntley, Ill.

Mr. and Mrs. Mast left Greenwood about 1963. They had farmed southeast of Greenwood for a number of years before moving into the city. At Whitewater the couple had been employed at the University of Wisconsin.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Mast were born in Chicago, Ill., he on January 3, 1913, and she on July 30, 1912. She was the former Florence Flurkey. They were married in Chicago August 1, 1937.

Survivors are two sons, James of Glendale Heights, Ill., and Charles of Whitewater; two daughters, Mrs. John (Kathleen) Bruce of Fort Atkinson and Mrs. Kenneth (Mary Jo) Ochallo of Sun Prairie; and six grandchildren. Other survivors are sisters and brothers, Mrs. William Karriwinn of Franklin Park, Ill., Mrs. Thomas Maquire of Oak Park, Ill.; Andrew J. Flurkey of Chicago; Earl Flurkey of Crystal, Minn.; and Mrs. Howard Coghlin of Chicago.

Funeral services were held at 9 a.m. Thursday from St. Patrick’s Catholic Church at Whitewater, with the Rev. Richard Walsh officiating.

Committal services were held Thursday afternoon in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Greenwood. The Rev. Leander Koopman officiated. The service was attended by the couple’s children and their families and other relatives from Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin.



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