July 11, 1940 - January 4, 2015


Edeltraut “Trudy” Mast-Ikeda, 74, of Brainerd, MN died Monday, January 4, 2015 at Essentia Health/St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd, MN. Services for Trudy will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 11:00AM at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes, MN with Pastor Frank Milo officiating. Visitation one hour prior to services at the church. Interment at Pelican Woods Cemetery in Breezy Point, MN.

Trudy was born in Germany on July 11, 1940 to Paul and Martha (Kohne) Kiehl. She moved to the United States in 1964 to start a new life as an American Citizen. Trudy was a nurses aid, which fit in with her character of taking care of people around her. She worked at St. Joseph’s and numerous nursing homes in the area. Trudy enjoyed gardening and crocheting.

Trudy is survived by her daughter, Jackie (Jack) Fure of Apache Junction, AZ; son, Dan Mast of Robbinsdale, MN; brother, Waldemar (Olympia) Kiehl of Greece; grandchildren, Brandon Olson, Jessica Olson, and Eric Olson; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; both husbands; infant brother, Gunter; sister, Imgard; and brother, Helmut. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brenny Funeral Chapel in Pequot Lakes, MN.