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Martha Fast

Martha Fast, 85, of Hillsboro died Feb. 10, 2012, at Parkside Homes in Hillsboro. She was born May 5, 1926, in Dolton, S.D., to M.A. and Helen (Epp) Kroeker.

She was a teacher. She married David E. Fast on Dec. 26, 1963, in Hillsboro. She was a member of Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church.

She is survived by her husband, David E. Fast of Hillsboro; two sons, Eddie Morales of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Paul Fast of Bolingbrook, Ill.; three brothers, Werner Kroeker, Alvin Kroeker, and Orlando Kroeker; two sisters, Mary Loewen and Elvira Plett; and eight grandchildren.

A funeral will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Parkview Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro with Pastor Roy Keller officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Gnadenau Cemetery 2 miles south of Hillsboro. Family will receive visitors from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to M.B. Missions. Condolences may be sent to the family via

Last modified Feb. 16, 2012