Mable Yost, 76

Mable Yost, 76, of rural Wabash, died at 4:50 a.m., Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. 

She was born Nov. 16, 1941, in Van Lear, Ky., to George and Ruby (Collins) Hyden.

Mable was a graduate of Wabash High School.  She married Lawrence Junior Yost in Wabash on March 19, 1978; he died May 22, 2011.  She was the housekeeping manager at the Wabash Inn, and also worked part-time at the YMCA.  Mable enjoyed her grandchildren, bird watching, gardening, and being outdoors. 
She is survived by two step-sons, Larry (Cindy) Yost of Nappanee, and Paul (Eva) Yost of Wabash; four grandchildren, Samuel (Katie) Phillips of North Manchester, Megan Hyden and Jennifer (Aaron) Gillum, both of Wabash, and Johnessa Yost of Nappanee; and nine great-grandchildren. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Joy Marie Phillips, and her sister, Arlene Edwards.

Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor John Cook officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Visitation was Friday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash YMCA.

The memorial guest book for Mable may be signed at

Posted on 2018 Jul 03