BAST, MARY RUTH, passed away peacefully in her home Saturday morning, November 9, 2013, surrounded by her loved ones.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Henry Milton Bast "Papa," her brother, James Looney; sister Joann Shawler; and her mother, Minnie Looney.
Mary is survived by her daughters, Victoria and Laura; six grandchildren, Derek, Adam, Alix, Erin, Andy and Baylee. She was blessed with six great-grandchildren, Skyler, Daegan, Victoria, Scarlet, Baxter and Sayde. Mary had many close friends and family members that she loved "to the moon and back." Mama and Papa are now together looking down on us.
Her funeral service will be held noon on Wednesday at Bosse Funeral Home, 1355 Ellison at Barret avenues with burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Published in The Courier-Journal on Nov. 12, 2013