The family announces with sorrow her passing in Sudbury on Monday, March 17th, 2014 at the age of 85 years. Beloved wife of Mahlon Bast. Daughter of the late John S. and the late Annie (née Gerber) Gascho. Loving mother of Arthur (Susan) of Sudbury, Donald (Marja) and Marilyn Reimer (Paul) both of St. Charles and Gerry (Jill) of Calgary. Dear sister of Edith Wagler (Earl) of Millbank. Predeceased by her brothers Allen (Anna Mae of Millbank), Mervin (Mary of Milverton), Ivan (Doris of Kitchener) and John (Ellanore of Edmonton). Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Ben (Steff), Darlene (David), Jody, Heidi (Richard), Marja (April), Luke, Rebekah (Matt), Leah, Star, John (Juana), Mark and great-grandchildren Mahlon, Reann, Madison, Fiona, Taavi, Jorja, Wyatt, Magellan, Cale, Maia, Kianna, Aphra, Asher, Isaiah, Emma and many nieces, nephews, especially David Bast (Sharon) as well as by many relatives and friends. Predeceased by her granddaughter Caroleen. The family will receive relatives and friends Friday, March 21st, 2014 after 11 a.m. at the Waters Mennonite Church in Lively. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. followed by internment in the Waters Cemetery, Lively. Donations to the Waters Mennonite Church would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Cooperative Funeral Home, Sudbury.