Barbara J. Gast

Barbara J. Gast
March 10, 1928-Nov. 14, 2012
KEWANNA — Barbara J. Gast, 84, of Kewanna, passed away at 8:06 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at Life Care Center of Rochester.
Born March 10, 1928 in Peru, she was the daughter of the late Arvin and Hazel (Greer) Carr. July 8, 1970, she married Jon S. Gast, he survives.
She was a 1946 Kewanna High School graduate.
Barb formerly worked at Switches in Leiters Ford and also Hart- Schaffner Marx in Rochester. She also provided child care for many children over the years.
She was a member of Kewanna United Methodist Church.
Barb enjoyed bowling, cooking, crocheting and especially spending time with her grandchildren. Barb also loved music.
Survivors include husband, Jon Gast of Kewanna, sons, Richard “Rick” Weller and wife, Belinda of LaPorte and Donald R. Weller of Georgia, daughters, Randy Neidig and husband, Steve of Bourbon, Cora Lynn Clemans and husband Howard of Kewanna and Angela Scott and husband Glen of Shipshewana, sister, Betty Leazenby of Tuscon, Ariz. and brother, Donald Carr and wife Mary Lou of Lady Lake, Fla. She is also survived by grandchildren, Brent Wagoner, Chad Weller, Megan Gimlin, Doug Sutton, Kim Sutton, Donnie Weller and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by sister, Bea Ann Clark and granddaughter, Missy Weller.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 at Kewanna United Methodist Church with Rev. Todd Wilson officiating.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 at Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Home, Kewanna Chapel and also one hour prior to the time of service at the church on Monday.
Burial will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Lake Bruce.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kewanna United Methodist Church.
Online condolences and personal remembrances may be made to the Gast family at