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Benjamin L. Mast

Benjamin L. Mast, age 15, of Benson, died Wednesday, May 5 at Swift County Benson Hospital, the result of a motor vehicle accident.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Tuesday May 11, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Benson, with Pastor Dennis McManus officiating.

Friends may call from 4 - 7 p.m. Monday at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Benson. Visitation will continue at the church for one hour prior to the service.

Benjamin Mast was born June 28, 1994, in Benson, the son of Joseph Lynn and Becky Mae (Jaeger) Mast. He was baptized on Oct. 16, 1994 by Pastor Paul Haugen and confirmed into the Christian faith on Oct. 26, 2008 by Pastor Dennis McManus at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Benson. He presently was a sophomore at Benson High School and was active in wrestling and football.

Among the things Ben enjoyed were fishing and hunting; riding his 4-wheeler and snowmobile; traveling and woodworking with his dad; gaming with his best friends and playing practical jokes on his brothers, cousins and friends.

Ben is survived by his mother, Becky Mast (and Ken Halvorson) of Benson; his father Joe Mast (and Mary May) of Marshall, Ill.; siblings: Joey Mast (and Kelly Wedel) of Hancock, Nathan Mast (and Heather Brenner) of Benson and Kristie Mast (and Dusty Baker) of Benson; grandparents: Amos Mast of Wadena and Delores Jaeger of Benson; one niece McKayla Baker; three nephews: Bryce and Branson Mast and James Mast; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Preceding him in death were his grandfather, Duke Jaeger; grandmother Alma Mast; and uncle Duane Jaeger, Jr.

Arrangements are with the Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson.