Robert Mastain

Nov 18, 2018
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11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Locke Funeral Home, 1519 West 4th St., Waterloo


for an hour prior to services at the funeral home


Hudson Cemetery at a later date


Hudson Community Library, Hudson Fire Dept. or St. Timothy Lutheran Church


Robert Mastain, 90 of Waterloo died at NorthCrest Specialty Care Sunday, November 18, 2018.


He was born April 26, 1928 in Waterloo son of Glenn and Viola Arter Mastain. He married Darlene Kehe August 12, 1956 at St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Denver; she died August 7, 2017. He graduated from Hudson High School in 1946 and attended Gates Business College in Waterloo.


Mr. Mastain worked briefly in the foundry at John Deere and then moved to the family farm in Waterloo where he farmed for 35 years, retiring in 1991. He was a member of St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Hudson where he was a former trustee. He was a Farm Bureau member and had served as Township Director. He was also a member of the John Deere Two‑Cylinder Club. He enjoyed reading, traveling and playing cards with family and friends.

He is survived by his daughter, Kathryn Williams, Waterloo; son, Kenneth Mastain, Waterloo, IA; son, Scott Mastain, Des Moines, IA; son‑in‑law, John Williams, Atkinson, IL; stepgrandson, Michael (Mahlon) Williams; nephews: Steven Mastain and Mark Mastain, niece, Cheryl Kosobud, and sister-in-law, Jeanne Mastain, all of Minneapolis, MN.


Mr. Mastain is preceded by his parents; wife; and a brother, Allen Mastain.

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  1. Cheryl Kosobud | Nov 19, 2018
    Kathy, Kenny and Scott - I'm so sorry for the loss of your dad, our uncle. We loved your parents so much…so many great memories visiting all of you at the farm and Grandpa & Grandma's house. We're sorry that we can't be there, but we are thinking of all of you! Our dad and your dad are having a great reunion in heaven!! Love, Cheryl
  2. Urbaneks | Nov 19, 2018

    Mastain very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing.  Darlene and Bob were very specialpeople of our church family.  Sincerest sympathy to you all. Mark and Jan Urbanek

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