Marjorie D. Gast of 1066 N. Santorini Drive, Warsaw, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 2:20 p.m. at her residence at the age of 86.
She was born on Feb. 16, 1926 in Etna Green, Indiana to Dale B. Anglin and Mildred (Gay) Anglin. She was married on December 4, 1946 to Robert Gast, who survives.
Marjorie was a lifetime resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana where she was a homemaker and a member of Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church. She was the co-founder and past president of the Warsaw Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary, 1981 Woman of the Year, and she received the 1987 Salvation Army Exceptional Service Award. In 2000 she received the Kosciusko County Foundation Heart of Gold Award, and the 2003 L.N. Pete Thorn Award. Marjorie was also a member of Warsaw Delta Theta Tau Sorority.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband: Robert Gast (Warsaw, Indiana); two sons: Rob (wife Nancy) Gast (Winona Lake, Indiana); Bill (wife Mary Jane) Gast (Anderson, Indiana); five daughters: Gretchen (husband John) Hartman (Bloomington, Indiana); Ann (husband Tim) Pinnick (Leesburg, Indiana); Maryjane (husband Jim) Myers (Claypool, Indiana); Lilliana (husband Pascal) Clemons (Paris, France); Maritza (husband John) Richards (Indianapolis, Indiana); 12 Grandchildren, and 11 Great Grandchildren. She also leaves behind two brothers; Richard (wife Nina) Anglin (Dayton, Ohio); Robert Anglin (Wabash, Indiana). She was preceded in death by her parents, and one grandson, Robbie Logan Gast on October 5, 2011.
Her visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 24, 2012 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.
Her funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 12 noon at Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 210 South High Street, Warsaw, Indiana and officiated by Pastor Erik Ohman. There will be a private graveside service held at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw.
Memorial donations can be directed to the Warsaw Salvation Army, P.O. Box 1257, Warsaw, Indiana 46581-1257; or to the Warsaw Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 210 South High Street, Warsaw, Indiana 46580 and would be appreciated by her family.