The Tri-County Obituary Project

Huerfano County, Pueblo County, and Las Animas County, Colorado.

The Tri-County Obituary Project Coordinator is Louise Adams .
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Mathis, Ernest A.
Ernest A. "Ernie" Mathis - Pueblo Chieftain - October 03, 1997 - Ernest A. "Ernie" Mathis, 80, of Holly, died Wednesday, Oct. 1. Graveside s and burial, 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 6, at the Holly Cemetery with full military honors by the Holly VFW Post 4281. Visitation, noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, Valley Memorial-Holly Chapel. Memorial contributions to Holly Volunteer Fire and Ambulance.

Mathis, J. Roland
J. Roland “Rollie” Mathis - Pueblo Chieftain - June 2, 1971 - J. Roland “Rollie” Mathis, May 30, 1971, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Husband of Lois Mathis of the family home, 1330 W. Abriendo. Father of Ward Mathis, Minneapolis, Minn., Son of Mrs. Lennie H. Mathis of Pueblo and Scottsdale, Ariz. Elder and former chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Westminster United Presbyterian Church. Member of the Silver State Lodge 95, AF&AM; Southern Colorado Consistory; Al Kaly Shrine; Pueblo Country Club; Rotary Club of Pueblo43 and Pueblo Metropolitan Museum Association. President of Colorado Motor Finance Co. Partner and vice president of D&S Paint Center, Inc. Partner in Silver State Trailer Sales in Pueblo and Colorado Springs. Born in Pueblo Jan. 31, 1911. Graduated from Central High School, Pueblo, and Colorado College, Colorado Springs. Mr. and Mrs. Mathis were married May 18, 1935. His father Walter T. Mathis died in 1962. Service 10 a. m. Thursday Davis Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Leo Schmidt officiating. To Roselawn. Those who desire may contribute directly to Southern Colorado State College Library through the SCSC Foundation, 900 W. Abriendo or to the Pueblo Therapy Center, 2715 Thatcher, or to his church, 10 University Circle, The body will lie in state only until time of service.

Mathis, James E.
James E. Mathis - Pueblo Chieftain - June 30, 1928 - James E. Mathis, aged 37 years, died in California Sunday. Previous to his enlisting in the army in 1917, for eight years he was an employe of the Union depot in the baggage room and ticket office. He was a member of the motorcycle department of the Eighty-ninth division during which time he was hurt in an accident and his heath has failed since that time. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 431 of Clifton Hill, Mo., and the disabled American Veterans, chapter No. 10. He is survived by two brothers, Charles and William Mathis of Missouri, and one sister, Mrs. Kate C. Prentice, of 182 Block P. Funeral services will take place at 10 o'clock Saturday morning from the chapel of the Davis Mortuary. At Mountain View cemetery where interment will be made. American Legion Post No. 3 will conduct the military services.

Mathis, Lennie
Lennis Humphrey Mathis - Pueblo Chieftain - February 21, 1988 - Lennis Humphrey Mathis, resident of Villa Pueblo Towers, was born in Callao, Mo., May 5, 1886, and passed away in Pueblo on Feb. 18, 1988. She had been a Pueblo resident since 1908, when she married Walter T. Mathis. She is preceded in death by her husband in 1962 and a son, J. Roland Mathis, in 1971. Mrs. Mathis was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church. She is survived by a grandson, W. W. Mathis; daughter-in-law, Lois Mathis, both of Pueblo; brother, Steward Humphrey of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Taylor Humphrey of Clarence, Mo.; nephews, Owen and Jack Mathis, both of Pueblo; niece, Ruth Ann Humphrey (Richard) Hobbs of Pueblo. Graveside service at 2 p. m. Monday, Feb. 22, 1988, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of flowers and food. If desired, memorials may be made to the University of Southern Colorado Foundation in her name.

Mathis, Lois Vivian
Lois Vivian (Ward) Mathis - Pueblo Chieftain - October 12, 2001 - Lois Vivian (Ward) Mathis passed away Oct. 9, 2001, at the Villa Pavilion. Preceded in death by her husband, J. Roland Mathis, in 1971. Survived by her son, Walter Ward Mathis of Pueblo. She was an alumnus of Colorado College, member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority and was a Trustee Emeritus of the USC Foundation and was active in the Service League. She also was a volunteer for the McClelland Center, Colorado State Hospital, Parkview hospital and YWCA. At her request, cremation with no viewing or services. Inurnment will be held at Roselawn Cemetery at a later date.

Mathis, Louella
Mrs. Louella Mathis - Pueblo Chieftain - Mrs. Louella Mathis, April 15, 1933, service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Davis Mortuary chapel. To Mountain View.

Mathis, Louis M.
Louis M. Mathis - Pueblo Chieftain - October 16, 1986 - Louis M. Mathis, prominent businessman and Pueblo resident for the past 63 years, passed away at Villa Pueblo Medicenter, Oct. 14, 1986, following a lengthy illness. Mr. Mathis was a graduate of the University, of Colorado, earning his bachelor degree in economics. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity and past president of the Colorado University Alumni Association. In 1935 Mr. Mathis became a co-founder and partner in Vidmar-Mathis Appliance Company and later became a partner in Vidmar-Mathis Motor Company. He was president and co-owner of L. J. Pontiac. Mr. Mathis was a member of St. Patrick Parish; a past president of Serra Club; member of Finance Board of the Diocese of Pueblo; the Building Fund of Pueblo Catholic High School; B.P.O.E. No. 90; Rotary Club of Pueblo; Pueblo Country Club; Pueblo Auto Dealers Association; Pueblo Chamber of Commerce, and an original member of the 30 Club of Pueblo. Survivors include his wife, Frances D. Mathis of the family home, 1111 Bonforte Blvd.; three children, Mrs. Jean (Albert) Schlueter of St. Louis, Mo.; John (Halcyon) Mathis of Pueblo; and Mrs. Jane (James) Higday of Englewood. His sister, Mrs. Blanche Hollmeyer of Mabton, Wash., also survives, as do eight grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. Thursday in Rose Chapel, T.G. McCarthy Funeral Home, and Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Friday, St. Patrick Church. Interment in Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation from 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday and from 8 to 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home and from 10 a.m. to time of Mass Friday at the church. Those who wish may make contributions to Villa Pueblo Towers Medicenter in memory of Mr. Mathis.

Mathis, Millie
Millie Mathis - Pueblo Chieftain - January 18, 1976 - Millie Mathis, Jan. 15, 1976, in a local nursing home. Sister of Mrs. Anna Gladys Thomas, of the family home, 1236 Bragdon, and Mrs. Vera Rogers, Englewood. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Member of the Lutheran church, Golden Age Club and a charter member of Senior Citizens Card Club. Born Dec. 18, 1887, in Joliet, Ill. Pueblo resident since 1906. A former employe of St. Mary-Corwin Hospital, working in the linen room 23 years ago. Her husband, William G. Mathis, died in 1943. Services 1 p.m. Monday, Davis Memorial Chapel with the Rev. LaVerne W. Linnerson, pastor, Tabor Lutheran Church, officiating. To Mt. View, In lieu of flowers, friends may make contributions to their favorite charities.

Mathis, Richard E.
Richard E. Mathis - Pueblo Chieftain - August 27, 1936 - Richard E. Mathis, services Saturday 2 p.m. Eight Street Baptist church. Rev. M.H. Mitchell in charge. To Mountain View.

Mathis, Walter T.
Walter T. Mathis - Pueblo Chieftain - March 2, 1962 - Walter T. Mathis, March 1 in Phoenix, Ariz. Husband of Lennie H. Mathis of the family home 247 Melrose. Father of J. Roland Mathis, Pueblo. Grandfather of Ward Mathis, student of Arizona State University, Elder of Mesa Presbyterian Church. Member of South Pueblo Lodge 31, AF&AM; Pueblo Chapter No. 3, R.A.M., Pueblo Commandery No. 3, KT, Southern Colorado Consistory; Al Kaly Shrine; Pueblo Lodge 90, BPO Elks; Chamber of Commerce; Rotary Club of Pueblo, having been director from 1945 – 47 and Pueblo Country Club. Director of Pueblo Savings & Trust Co. and First Federal Savings & Loan Association. Vice President of Southern Colorado Acceptance Corporation. Active for many years on state highway committee. President of Colorado Motor Finance Co. Owner of Cadillac-Buick Agency for many years, retiring in 1955. A prominent resident of Pueblo since 1906. The Mathises celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in October, 1958. Arrangements later. Walter T. Mathis - Pueblo Chieftain - March 3, 1962 - Services 2 p.m. Tuesday, Davis Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Ernest Decker, pastor of Mesa Presbyterian Church, officiating. At Roselawn, Masonic rites will be conferred by South Pueblo Lodge No. 31 AF&AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made either to the Mesa Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund or the Rotary Curative Work Shop through the mortuary office. The family will arrive from Phoenix, Ariz. Sunday afternoon.

Mathis, William George
William George Mathis - Pueblo Chieftain - March 27, 1943 - William George (Patsy Bolivar) Mathis, at Salida, Thursday, March 25. Husband of Mrs. Millie Mathis of the family home, 921 Carteret Avenue. Father of Mrs. J. M. Hardin, and Mrs. Roy M. Davidson, both of Pueblo. Brother of Mrs. Sophia Spooner, Jamestown, N.Y.; Mrs. Fred Gilbert, Stockton, N. Y. Grandfather of several and great-grandfather of two. Member of the Broadway Christian Church, B. P. O. Elks No. 90 and Brotherhood of Locomotive Enginemen No. 29.

Mathison, John D.
John D. Mathison - Pueblo Chieftain - January 27, 2000 - John D. Mathison, age 67, of Pueblo, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001. At his request there will be no services. Cremation.

Matich, Dorothy
Dorothy Vucetich Matich - The Salt Lake Tribune - July 05, 1993 - Dorothy (Dragica) Vugetich Matich died July 3, 1993 while in the loving care of her family and the staff at Sandy Regional Rehab Center, to whom the family expresses deep gratitude. Dorothy was born January 9, 1909 in Yugoslavia in a small village called Stanjinica to John and Ann Vucetich. With her mother, she came to the United States at the age of 11, landing at Ellis Island in New York. Dorothy and her mother traveled alone to Walsenburg, Colorado, where her father had bought a cattle ranch and made a home for them. She married Joseph Anthony Matich February 10, 1926 in Colorado. They spent most of their adult lives in Helper, Utah. Her last years consisted of those wonderful memories of the loving friends from Carbon County. Joseph, Sr. died January 25, 1973. Member of the Catholic Church. Member of the C.F.U. of America. Survived by one son, one daughter and spouses: Joe, Jr. and Margie Matich, Salt Lake City; Jo Ann and Jim Sherman, Hasting, Nebraska; six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; one brother and one sister: John Vucetich, Walsenburg, Colo.; Ann Schutholm, Pueblo, Colo.; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents; daughter, Ann May; granddaughter, Jodie; and sister, Mary. "May her journey by swift as she is reunited with her loved ones, and may the Lord hold her in the hollow of His hand." Dorothy will be dearly missed. Funeral Mass Wednesday, July 7, 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Helper. Vigil service Tuesday evening, 7 p.m. at Mitchell Chapel, where friends may call daily from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Committal service, Mt. View Cemetery, Helper. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church, Helper, UT 84526.

Matkin, Camilla A.
Camilla A. Matkin - Pueblo Chieftain - March 22, 1986 - Camilla A. Matkin, 68, longtime Holly resident and businesswoman, died Thursday, March 20, 1986, in Lakin, Kan. Graveside funeral service, 2 p.m. Monday, March 24, at Fairmount Cemetery, Lamar. Visitation, 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday and 9 a.m. to noon Monday at Valley Memorial-Holly Chapel. Memorial Contributions to Cancer Society or Lamar Hospice.

Matt, George August
George August Matt - Pueblo Chieftain - December 03, 2003 - George August Matt departed this life Dec. 2, 2003. Born July 28, 1924, in Litchville, N.D. Mr. Matt was a devoted husband, father and grandpa. George was very active in the church and a volunteer tax preparer for Vita, AARP, S.E.T. and was a historian for the Sierra Club. Retired from U.S. Army Missile Command in 1967. He is preceded in death by his wife, Esther Louise Matt; and his son, Gregory C. Matt; and his parents, Anton and Lulu Matt; his brother, Lewis Matt; and his sister, Betty Matt. Survived by his daughters, Dorothy Owens, Darlene Kemp, Mary Nickerson, Katherine Saunders, all of Pueblo, Diane Oatman of Idaho, Deborah Kemp of New Jersey; sons, George M. Matt of Aurora, Richard Matt of Greeley, 22 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Theresa A. Killoran, Buffalo, N.D.; and brothers, James P. Matt of Hancock, Wis., and Anton Duane Matt of Grace City, N.D.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday, with Deacon Michael LaConte and Funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Friday; both services at Christ the King Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or a charity of your choice.

Mattarocci, Angelo
Angelo Mattarocci - Pueblo Chieftain - February 15, 1999 - Angelo Mattarocci, 83, of Las Animas, died Feb. 13, 1999, at the Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center, La Junta. A memorial service for him will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 1999, in the First Baptist Church, Sixth and Locust St., Las Animas, Colo.

Mattarocci, Catherine
Catherine Mattarocci - Pueblo Chieftain - September 22, 1949 - Mrs. Catherine Mattarocci of 2315 E. Evans at local hospital Sept. 21. Widow of Peter Mattarocci who passed away Sept. 21, 1936. Mother of Frank Mattarocci, Mrs. Melina Domenico, Mrs. John Faiola and Mrs. Jennie Serracino, all of Pueblo, and Mrs. George Corpolongo of Detroit, Mich. Also survived by 29 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and one brother and two sisters in Italy. Member of Mount Carmel Church. Rosary recitation Thursday 7:30.

Mattarocci, Esther May
Mrs. Esther May Mattarocci - Pueblo Chieftain - October 26, 1944 - Mrs. Esther May Mattarocci at local hospital, Tuesday, Oct. 24. Wife of Angelo Mattarocci, mother of David Lewis, Lois Mae, Martha Ann, and Sharon Lee Mattarocci, all of the family ranch home, Siloam Star Route; daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Galusha, St. Charles Mesa; sister of Corporal John W. Galusha Jr., U. S. Army; James Galusha, Pueblo; William Galusha, San Diego, Calif.; Thomas Galusha, U.S. Navy; Mrs. Edith Phye, Wichita, Kan. Attended the Central Christian church.

Mattarocci, Eugene
Eugene “Geno” Mattarocci - Pueblo Chieftain – September 1, 1996 - Eugene "Geno" Mattarocci. Born January 16, 1929, passed away Aug. 29, 1996. Survived by his loving wife, Virginia, of the family home; children, Mark Mattarocci, Los Angeles, Calif., Frank (Diane) Mattarocci, Pueblo, Colo., Tari Mattarocci and fiancé, Dean Colletti, Pueblo, Colo.; grandchildren, Tyler and Clay Mattarocci; brothers, Frank Mattarocci, San Diego, Calif., Ray (Kathleen) Mattarocci and their children, Brian and Margie of Pueblo, Colo. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law. Preceded in death by parents, Frank and Hope Mattarocci and sister, Joanne Wentworth. He was a member of Shrine of St. Therese Parish and a veteran of service in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, also a member of Pueblo Elks No. 90, member and past board member of Pueblo Country Club. Mr. Mattarocci received his BA from the University of Denver in 1958 and acquired his teaching certificate a year later. He worked at the CF&I prior to the Korean War and then bartended at LaTronica's Restaurant prior to meeting Virginia in 1953. He taught at Freed Junior High before returning to LaTronica's on a full-time basis in 1957. He was the owner and manager of LaTronica's Restaurant since 1985. Cremation, Almont Crematory. Memorial Mass, Tuesday, 10 a.m., Shrine of St. Therese. Inurnment, Roselawn Cemetery. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. They will greet friends in the Parish Hall following the inurnment ceremony at the cemetery.

Mattarocci, Frank
Frank Mattarocci - Pueblo Chieftain - February 9, 1972 - Frank Mattarocci, lifetime St. Charles Mesa area resident, late of 1030 Lane 21, passed away unexpectedly at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital Feb. 8, 1972. Mr. Mattarocci was a retired employee of CF&I Steel Corp. Member, St. Joseph Parish, Blende; Fidelity Lodge of the Columbian Federation, 235; Fin and Feather Club, and CF&I Retirement Club. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Hope (Latronica) Mattarocci, of the family home; four children, Gene Mattarocci, Pueblo; Frank P. Mattarocci Jr., San Diego, Calif.; Mrs. JoAnn Wentworth, Denver, and Raymond L. Mattarocci, Pueblo. Mr. Mattarocci is survived by a sister in Italy, and Mrs. Mary Corpolongo, Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. Elizabeth Faiola and Mrs. Melina Domenico, both of Pueblo. Nine grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Rosary recitation 7:30 p.m. Thursday, T. G. McCarthy Chapel. Mass of the Resurrection 9 a.m. Friday, St. Joseph Church, Blende. Interment, Roselawn.

Mattarocci, Hope
Mrs. Hope Mattarocci - Pueblo Chieftain - May 26, 1975 - Mrs. Hope Mattarocci, lifetime Pueblo resident, passed away (at) St. Mary-Corwin Hospital May 25, 1975, following lengthy illness. Member, St. Joseph Parish, Blende; president and charter member, Ladies Fidelity Lodge; member, Daughters of Isabella and St. Therese Fidelity Lodge of Vineland. Preceded in death by husband, Frank Mattarocci, Feb. 8, 1972. Survivors include four children, Gene Mattarocci, Pueblo; Frank Mattarocci Jr., San Diego, Calif.; Mrs. Joanne Wentworth, Denver, and Raymond Mattarocci, Pueblo. The following brothers and sisters also survive: Vito Latronica, Rocky Latronica, Peter Latronica, Miss Antoinette Latronica, Mrs. Julie Gochie and Mrs. Helen Piastro, all of Pueblo, as do nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Service announcements later. Family respectfully requests omission of food.

Mattarocci, Irene Viola
Irene Viola Mattarocci - Pueblo Chieftain - August 18, 1998 - Irene Viola Mattarocci, 92, died at the Bent County Memorial Nursing Home on Aug. 16, 1998. Service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, at the First Baptist Church, 614 W. Sixth, Las Animas, Colo.

Mattarocci, Pete
Pete Mattarocci - Pueblo Chieftain - September 22, 1936 - Pete Mattarocci, of 2308 East Evans, Sept. 21, at local hospital. Husband of Catherine, Father of Frank Mattarocci, Mrs. Jennie Sercino, Mrs. Elizabeth Faiola, Mrs. Milena Domenico, all of Pueblo, and Mrs. Civita Corpolongo, Detroit, Mich. Member of Mount Carmel Church. Announcements later. George F. McCarthy Funeral Home

Matteo, Anna
Mrs. Anna Matteo - Pueblo Chieftain - October 26, 1929 - Mrs. Anna Matteo, age 63 years, a resident of Lime, Colo., for the past 17 years, died early Friday morning at the residence of her son, Anthony Matteo, 1914 Box Elder, following an illness of short duration. She is survived by her husband Rocco Matteo of Lime Colo., a daughter, Mrs. Lena Barrow of Detroit, Mich. and four grandchildren. The funeral will…(copy ends)

Matteo, Dorothy
Dorothy Westbrook Matteo - Huerfano World - May 17, 2007 - Dorothy Westbrook Matteo, age 92, died March 18, 2007 at home in South Pasadena, CA. She was born in Pictou, CO, November 29, 1914, the daughter of Dorothy (Proud) and John Thomas Westbrook. She attended school at Pictou and graduated from Huerfano High School in 1933. On January 23, 1934 she was married in Raton, New Mexico to Johnny (Di)Matteo. She is survived by two daughters and their spouses: Maxine and Thomas Hanna and Billie Joyce and jack Billyard. Also, her daughter-in-law, Patricia Sleigh, 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, husband Johnny, daughter Barbara Jean, son John Matteo, brothers Walter, John Thomas (Bud) and William Westbrook. Graveside services will be held on May 26, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Masonic Cemetery in Walsenburg. All family and friends are invited to the service.

Matteo, Frank
Frank (Dolly) Matteo - Huerfano World - June 23, 2005 - Frank (Dolly) Matteo; departed his life on June 13, 2005. He was born to Antonia and Guiseppe DiMatteo on Jan. 15, 1923. Survived by his four children, Nellie (David) Quirico, Marilyn (Lance) Sink, Barbara (Fred) Lessar and Danny Matteo; his son-in-law, Edward "Sonny" Salazar; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his wife, Mildred; children, Frank DiMatteo, Rosemary Sporcich and Carolyn King. He faithfully and proudly served his country in World War II, in the USAF, and the Battle of Normandy, for which he received a medal and numerous other medals from battles and good conduct, as Cpl. Frank Matteo. Also, was a dedicated dispatcher for the Walsenburg Police Department with which he started in 1958 and retired in 1983, 25 years of service. Please, no flowers. Donations will help the family with services. A Memorial Service will be at 2 p.m. June 25, 2003 at St. Mary Catholic Church, burial to follow at St. Mary South Cemetery. Family and friends join us at Mazzone Hall afterward.

Matteo, Mildred Julia
Mildred Julia Matteo - Huerfano World - March 20, 2003 - Mildred Julia Matteo departed her life on earth peacefully with her family on March 15, 2003. Born to John and Nellie Dunich, Oct. 25, 1921. Survived by her husband of 56 years, Frank; four children, Nellie (David) Quirico, Marilyn (Lance) Sink, Barbara (Fred) Lessar and Danny Matteo; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her children, Frank DiMatteo, Rosemary Sporcich and Carolyn King-Ortega. Mildred's whole life was spent doing what she loved the most, raising children and grandchildren. She spent her last days being cared for by her very special granddaughter, Felicia Bobian and daughter, Barbara Lessar. Funeral mass will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2003 at St. Mary Church by Father Rich Wehrmeyer, C.M. Burial at South St. Mary Cemetery, Walsenburg, after mass. Family and friends will meet at the Housing Authority activity room for food and refreshments, 220 Russell, Walsenburg.

Matteson, Freda Catherine
Freda Catherine Matteson - Pueblo Chieftain - December 07, 1997 - Freda Matteson, 76, of Colorado City went home to her Lord on Nov. 26, 1997, at Minnequa Medicenter after a long illness. She was born in Royal Oak, Mich., on March 11, 1921, the daughter of Russell E. Lawrence, founder of Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Mich., and Frieda Hoelzgen Lawrence. After her father's death in 1934, her family moved to Tucson, Ariz., where she graduated from Tucson Senior High School and from a two-year business college. She later worked as a secretary for the Southern Pacific Railroad in Tucson, Civil Services in Salt Lake City and Fiberglass and Western Gear in Denver. She was a legal secretary in Denver and also the president and editor of the Legal Secretaries Association. She married William ``Bill" Matteson on May 9, 1953. The couple lived in the Denver area for many years. They moved to Colorado City in 1981. Freda centered her life around love for her church and her Savior, Jesus Christ, and around her love for music. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Tucson, Berkeley Baptist Church of Denver, Evangel Baptist Church of Wheat Ridge and Greenhorn Valley Baptist Church of Rye where she served as church pianist for many years. Freda is survived by husband, Bill Matteson, Colorado City; sister, Louise (Bill) Keightley, Bozeman, Mont.; niece, Kathleen Keightley Johns, Missoula, Mont.; nephews, Bill Jr., John and David Keightley, all of Bozeman, W. Edward, Winfield, Ala., John R., Hill AFB in Utah and J. Michael Tramutolo, Arvada. Chapel services were held on Dec. 2 at Roselawn Cemetery in Blende.

Matteucci, Basilio J.
Basilio J. Matteucci – Albuquerque Journal - May 25, 2005 - Basilio J. Matteucci, 83, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2005. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Rose Matteucci; nephews, Paul Sealey and Gary Sealey, all of Albuquerque; sisters-in-law, Shirley Gray and husband, Clyde of Denver, CO and Bernice Madrid of Trinidad, CO. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. Basilio and his sister, Ancilla, immigrated to the US from Italy in 1937. Shortly after, he joined the United States Army where he served in World War II. He was a member of the American Legion Post 13 for approximately 32 years. Basilio belonged to Our Lady of the Annunciation Catholic Church. Rosary will be recited Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., at French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel. Mass will be celebrated Thursday, 8:30 a.m., at Our Lady of the Annunciation Catholic Church, 2621 Vermont NE. Interment will take place at 11:00 a.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Richard Gray, Anthony Gray, David Botello, Eugene Botello, Don Sutherland and Ernest Holland. Honorary pallbearer will be Pete Pieri. Friends may visit French Mortuary, University Blvd. Chapel, Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to time of Rosary. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE 843-6333.

Mattevi, William Frank
William Frank Mattevi – Walsenburg World – February 10, 1922 – Accidental Shooting – William Frank Mattevi, an ex-navy man and manager of the Huerfano Garage, accidentally shot himself Wednesday afternoon. He had a shot gun in his hands and in some way it was accidentally discharged the load entering the abdomen of the victim. The injured man was taken to the Lamme Hospital, but died shortly afterwards. Wm. Mattevi was about 25 years of age and is survived by his father, mother, and one brother and sister. Funeral services will be held from the Court House Sunday afternoon under the auspices of the American Legion when military honors will be paid the departed.

Matthew, Bill E.
Bill E. Matthew - Pueblo Chieftain - April 18, 1999 - Bill E. Matthew, passed from this life Wednesday, April 14, 1999, at his home. He was born Aug. 26, 1924, in Rocky Ford, Colo., to William Boon Matthew and Mabel Gould Matthew. He grew up in La Junta, Colo. and joined the United States Navy voluntarily in 1943. He served three years in the South Pacific on the staff of CINCPAC under Admiral Chester Nimitz. Bill earned his B.A. and M.A. from Western State College in Gunnison, Colo., and began his 40-year career in education in Olathe, Colo. He taught algebra and coached basketball at the American Dependents High School in Linz, Austria, later in Brush, Colo., and joined District 60 in 1955. He retired in 1988. Bill was a member of the Masonic Lodge for 53 years. He was a life member and Past Master of Pueblo Lodge No. 17, AF&AM- a 33rd degree Mason and life member of the Southern Colorado Consistory- and a member of Al Kaly Shrine. Bill was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church. He was predeceased by his parents and only sibling- brother, Jack. He is survived by his wife, Janice- three sons, Gerald W. (Marilyn) Matthew of Troy, Ohio, Kevin C. (Patti) Matthew of Bremerton, Wash., and Kent E. (Amy) Matthew of Pueblo- grandchildren, Adam, Jeremy and Erin of Bremerton- Shawn and Duncan of Pueblo- and special niece, Sharon Matthew (John) Rider of LaMesa, Calf.- step-grandchildren, Jennifer Patterson and Bryan Collins in Ohio. Also surviving are sisters-in-law, Frances Matthew of Pueblo West- Kay (Lee) Ricken of Las Animas- Cindy (Vernon) Steele- and brother-in-law, Burch (Fran) Ritter of LaJunta- and nieces, nephews and cousins. Masonic graveside service, 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, 1999, at Imperial Memorial Gardens. A and Rose Croix Masonic Service will follow at 2 p.m. at St. Paul United Methodist Church, Colorado and Routt Avenues, with the Rev. Ross Kershaw officiating the . Those who wish, may make memorials to the Al Kaly Shrine Transportation Fund through the funeral home.

Matthew, William B.
William B. Matthew - Pueblo Chieftain - December 26, 1987 - William B. Matthew, 88, of La Junta, died Dec. 24, 1987. Survived by his wife, Mabel, of the home; one son, William "Bill" E. Matthew, and his wife, Janet of Pueblo; daughter-in-law, Frances Matthew of Pueblo; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Memorial service, 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 26, First Christian Church, La Junta.

Matthews, A. E.
A. E. Matthews – Colorado Daily Chieftain – November 3, 1874 – Prof. A. E. Matthews, artist and geologist, who lectured in this city last spring, died suddenly at his ranch, near Longmont, on Friday.

Matthews, Bernice
Bernice Matthews - Pueblo Chieftain - December 05, 2001 - Bernice Matthews, 100, of Fort Collins and Pueblo, died Friday, Nov. 30, at a local nursing home. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at Davis Funeral Home in Pueblo. Bernice was born in Kittaning, Pa., on Nov. 1, 1901. She married Frank Conahan in 1922. Later in life, she married Thomas B. Matthews of Pueblo. Frank Conahan, Thomas B. Matthews, and a son, Robert C. Conahan, preceded her in death. Her interests included baking, gardening and traveling. She was loved by everyone who knew her. Mrs. Matthews is survived by son, William L. Conahan, Seal Beach, Calif.; sisters, Elizabeth Frisbey, Covina, Calif., and Dora Goeddel, Denver; grandsons, Rod C. Conahan, Fort Collins, and Robert L. Conahan, Seattle, Wash.; great-granddaughters, Katie, Molly and Megan Conahan, all of Fort Collins; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

Matthews, C. H.
C. H. Matthews - Weekly Ignacio Chieftain - March 10, 1916 - Slide Victims Bodies Reported Found - Pueblo - The bodies of Earl Levy, and C. H. Matthews, who were killed in a snow slide in the Black Canon of the Gunnison five miles west of Sapinero has [sic] been found by Denver & Rio Grande trainmen, according to a report from Cimarron.

Matthews, Cecil E.
Cecil E. Matthews - Pueblo Chieftain - March 14, 2004 - Cecil E. Matthews, a longtime resident of Colorado Springs, passed away March 11, 2004. Matthews was a sales representative for National Cash Register throughout Colorado for 24 years. He subsequently was a commercial real estate broker for the Van Schaak company in Colorado Springs. Matthews was a member of First Presbyterian Church since 1964, and served as an elder trustee. He was a past president of Pikes Peak Kiwanis Club, and was a member of the Argonauts. Born in Darke County, Ohio, on May 27, 1923, to Roy E. and Mary Agnes (Hart) Matthews, he was the youngest of eight brothers and sisters. He was raised on the family farm, and came to Colorado in 1943 as one of the first recruits at the newly constructed Camp Carson. He served in Gen. George Patton's 3rd Army during the Second World War. Prior to being shipped overseas, Matthews met and married the former Floreine Murphy of Pueblo, Colo. On April 19, 2004, they were to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. Matthews is survived by his wife, Floreine; his three children, Kenneth (Patricia) of Denver, Colo., Pamela (Michael) Brown of Australia, and Kathleen (Timothy) Johnson of Littleton, Colo.; and four grandchildren, Matthew Swinbank, Andrew Swinbank, Meredith Swinbank, and Cecily Johnson; a sister, Olive Martin of Kettering, Ohio; and a brother, Robert Matthews of Greenville, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and three sisters. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, at First Presbyterian Church. Memorial contributions can be made to the Deacons Fund at First Presbyterian Church, or to the American Heart Association, 415 N. Tejon, Suite. No. 201, Colorado Springs, CO 80903.

Matthews, Clifford Ross
Retired Maj. Clifford Ross Matthews - Colorado Springs Gazette - November 26, 1998 - Retired Maj. Clifford Ross Matthews, 74, a former Colorado Springs resident, died Nov. 24, 1998, in Walsenburg. He was a high school teacher and retired from the Army after 20 years of service. Mr. Matthews was born March 24, 1924, in Spokane, Wash. He was married Aug. 28, 1948, to Virginia Ramthun. He is survived by a son, Donald; two daughters, Barbara and Mary; a brother, Raymond; six grandchildren; and his former wife, Virginia. Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Imperial Gardens Funeral Home, 5450 Highway 78 West, Pueblo. Services will be held in Colorado Springs at a later date. Burial with full military honors will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Fort Logan National Cemetery, 3698 S. Sheridan Blvd., Denver. Boies Ortega Funeral Home, 111 E. Fifth St., Walsenburg, is handling arrangements.

Matthews, Darvon E.
Darvon E. "Matt" Matthews - Pueblo Chieftain - September 12, 2004 - Darvon E. "Matt" Matthews, 85, passed away Sept. 9, 2004. Preceded in death by his wife, Josephine M. Matthews, in 1990; and brother, Elmo E. Matthews. Survived by his children, D. Eugene (Ann) Matthews of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Carol L. (Ralph Kuhl) Hamilton of Boulder, Colo.; grandchildren, Dan Matthews, Deanna (Neal) Fossler and Sarah Matthews; great-grandchildren, Laci and Nate Fossler; two nieces and a nephew. Matt was born to Ernest W. and Blonde Z. Matthews on Oct. 14, 1918, in Otis, Colo. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII. Matt was an owner and a pharmacist at Prairie Drug. Member of Westminster Presbyterian Church where he served as an elder for many years. Past Worshipful Master of Pueblo Lodge No. 17, AF&AM, past president of the Shrine Club - Foot Patrol, past Watchman of the Shepherd White Shrine of Jerusalem, past Patron of Fidelity Chapter No. 144, O.E.S., member of Al Kaly Shrine and Southern Colorado Consistory. As per his request, there will be no viewing. Masonic Rites and interment, 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, at Roselawn Cemetery with a memorial service to follow at 3 p.m. in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, with the Rev. Sid Skirven officiating. Those who desire may make memorials to Burn Unit at Shriner Crippled Children's Hospital, through the funeral home.

Matthews, David McKee
David McKee "Bud" Mathews - Huerfano World - July 19, 2001 - David McKee "Bud" Mathews, 87, died in Sun City, AZ, on June 30, 2001, Mr. Mathews was born in Walsenburg to Glen and Marion Mathews and grew up there. He was preceded in death by his wife Jeannette (McCargish) Mathews in 1999. Mr. Mathews served in the U.S. Air Force from March 1942 to March 1946. He then attended the Colorado School of Mines, and after graduation, joined what is now Marathon Oil Company as a petroleum engineer. His entire career with the company was spent in Wyoming where he retired in 1984. He and his wife, Jeannette, moved to Sun City in 1999. David was a Mason, a Shriner and an Elk. He is survived by his daughter, Laura Lynn Allman, of Sun City, a niece and nephew, Jo Ann (Mathews) Miller and Jack Mathews, both of the Los Angeles area. Cremation has taken place. Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children, Fairfax Avenue and Virginia Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84102, or to the donor's charity of choice.

Matthews, Gertrude
Gertrude Matthews - Pueblo Chieftain - December 01, 1998 - Gertrude Matthews, 89, of Pueblo, passed away Nov. 29, 1998. Preceded in death by her husband, Ralph E. Matthews, in 1970 and four brothers. Survived by nieces, Clara Hayes, Neoma Barger, Mildred Mills and Sondra (Terry) Dyroff- and nephew, Danny (Sara Jane) Yoakum. Numerous other relatives also survive. Gertrude was a member of Pueblo Christian Center and volunteered with SRDA for many years. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Little Cemetery, Seminole, Okla. Viewing, Tuesday only, noon to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. In lieu of food and flowers, gifts may be made to Pueblo Christian Center in her memory.

Matthews, Ileta E.
Ileta E. Matthews - Pueblo Chieftain - March 25, 1999 - Ileta E. Matthews, 93, of Pueblo, passed away March 23, 1999. She was an employee of Parkview Episcopal Medical Center for 10 years. She was also a member of the Cactus Rebekah Lodge No. 24 and the Social Philanthropic Club. She was predeceased by her loving husband, James Matthews in 1976, two brothers and two sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Jackie Spradley of Pueblo- grandchildren, Larry (Carol) Spradley of Pueblo, Kriss (Jackie)Spradley of Fort Collins and Lynn (Dave) Bayless of Pueblo West- and great-grandchildren, Sara, Tara, Kris, Bret Spradley, Kyla Bertram and Samantha Bayless. Visitation, 4 to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. Interment will be at Lakeside Cemetery in Canon City. In lieu of flowers donations maybe made to the American Cancer Society, 720 N. Main, Pueblo, Colo. 81003

Matthews, Jeannette Lucille
Jeannette Lucille Mathews - Huerfano World - December 9, 1999 - Jeannette Lucille Mathews, 79, of Sun City, AZ, died in Sun City on Nov. 21, 1999. The daughter of the late Delphine Galassini and Edward McCargish, she grew up on a ranch in the Cuchara Valley. She married David Mathews of Walsenburg in 1944. They spent most of their married lives in Wyoming where he worked as a petroleum engineer for Marathon Oil Company. Mrs. Mathews is survived by her husband, David, Sun City; a daughter, Laura Lynn Allman, Sun City; two sisters, Dora Currell, Victoria, TX, and Catherine Mounsey, Bluffton, IN; nieces, nephews and cousins. Cremation.

Matthews, Jerry Lou
Jerry Lou Matthews - The Greenhorn Valley View - September 12, 2007 - Jerry Lou Matthews, longtime Rye resident, went to be with the Lord Sept 9, 2007. She was born July 10, 1932 in Ft. Supply, OK, to Louis and Vera Threadgill. Jerry was raised in Oklahoma and Colorado. She graduated from Centennial High School in Pueblo, CO, in 1951. Following high school she worked at the Pueblo Army Depot Activity as a punch card operator. She married Airman First Class Don Mathews in Raton, NM on March 3, 1953. The couple traveled to Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, WA, where they lived from 1951-1966. Jerry worked at Fairchild as an IMB Project Planner until 1965 when she quit to raise the first of two children, Christopher and, one year later, Jennifer. In 1966 the family moved to Andrews Air Force Base in Washington, DC, where they lived until October of 1970, when Don retired from the Air Force as a Chief Master Sergeant. They moved to Pueblo, CO, and a few months later built a home in Rye where they raised their family and where Jerry lived until her death. Her passion in life was raising her children and helping take care of her grandchildren. She was plagued with health problems her entire life, enduring more than any one person should have to. The love she had for her family kept her going, always amazing her family and doctors by pulling through incredible circumstances. She will be remembered by all for her strength, her strong convictions, and her deep faith. She is survived by her husband, Don, of the family home; two children, Chris (Patty) Mathews of Savannah, GA, and Jennifer (Keith) Crow of Eads, CO; five grandchildren, Cory (Danyelle) Crow, Kyle and Cameron Crow, and Shane and Rachel Mathews; one great-grandchild, Will; and her special dog, Zoie. Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 14, 10 a.m., at Imperial Funeral Home Chapel, 5450 West Highway 78, Pueblo, with interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Matthews, John
John Matthews - Huerfano World - November 21, 2002 - This Week in Walsenburg History - 1889: John Matthews, about 40, was run over by a switch engine and killed near Cuchara Junction.

Matthews, John L.
John L. Matthews - Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 1914 - The funeral of the late John L. Matthews, formerly of Montrose, was held yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the McCarthy funeral chapel. Services were private and the interment was in Roselawn.

Matthews, Orley W.
Orley W. Matthews - Pueblo Chieftain - November 13, 1997 - Orley W. Matthews, 70, of La Junta, former Lamar resident, died Nov. 12, 1997, in La Junta. Services, 2 p.m. Saturday at Peacock Memorial Chapel with interment to follow in Higbee Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to the Girch Center.

Matthews, Shirley Ann
Shirley Ann "Dusty" Matthews - Colorado Springs Gazette – August 3, 2006 - After courageously battling ovarian cancer for over seven years, Shirley Ann "Dusty" Matthews passed away on August 1, 2006. She was born February 19, 1950 in Pueblo, Colorado to Eloy and Rose (Martinez) Maldonado. She leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Terry Matthews; daughters: Raquel Perea and Rhonda Perea; stepdaughter, Erin Lynch; stepson, Ian Matthews; granddaughters: Ashley and Anissa Perea-Lobato; grandsons: Joseph Perea, Devyn, Nathan and Justin Lynch; sisters: Betty Franco, Sharon Cota, Diane Maldonado, Tammy Sue Martinez, Donna Martinez; and brother, Anthony J. Maldonado. Dusty's mother, Rose Martinez, preceded her in death as did her brother, Ronnie Maldonado and her sister, Geneva Jean Maldonado. Dusty graduated from Harrison High School in 1968 and augmented her education through many courses provided by her 20 year employer Hewlett Packard. She acquired many skills there and retired in 1991 as a technical illustrator. Dusty loved life and enjoyed the many people and friends being a part of her life. She had many interests including raising her dachshunds, doing needlework and Brazilian embroidery, researching her Maldonado genealogy, traveling (especially to Spain) and studying the Bible. She also enjoyed music and dancing. Dusty was always encouraging to other ovarian cancer patients when she underwent chemotherapy. Dusty always had a smile on her face and positive thoughts for them. She made new friends wherever she went and no matter how sick she felt. She was very proud of the Maldonado heritage and was especially proud of her daughters and grandchildren and their zest for life which lives on. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 pm Friday August 4, 2006 at Swan Law Funeral Directors, 501 N. Cascade Avenue, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80903. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am on Monday August 7, 2006 at the First Christian Church, 16 E. Platte Avenue Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund in her name, 14 Pennsylvania Plaza, Suite 1400, New York, New York 10122 or to Pikes Peak Hospice, 825 E. Pikes Peak Avenue, Suite 600, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80903.

Mattie, Arthur Jr.
Arthur Mattie Jr. – Pueblo Chieftain – November 30, 2003 – Arthur Mattie Jr., 58, Trinidad, Nov. 16. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, Holy Trinity Church, Trinidad. Comi, Trinidad.

Mattie, Authur Sr.
Authur Mattie Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - March 09, 1986 - Authur Mattie Sr. of Segundo passed away Friday, March 7, 1986, at Miner's Hospital in Raton, N.M., at the age of 75. Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home. Services, St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Segundo: Rosary service will be at 7 p.m. Monday; Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Tuesday, with Father Joseph Fisher, S. J., officiating. Interment, Trinidad Catholic Cemetery, with graveside service by UMWA 9856.

Mattie, Frances
Frances Mattie - Pueblo Chieftain - April 19, 2005 - Frances Mattie, 80, went to be with the Lord on April 17, 2005. Born on Feb. 10, 1925, in Boone, Colo., to Sam T. and Mary Spinuzzi, who preceded her in death; along with her sister, Phyllis Mull; brothers and sisters-in-law, Peno and Josephine Carnelli, Bob and Rose Tapia, Conrad Pelletier, Mary and Joe Musso, Arthur Mattie, Ernie Mattie and Anna Birchler. Survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Sam Mattie; daughter, Carol Nance of Pueblo, Colo.; son, David Mattie of Highlands Ranch; Colo.; grandchildren, Jessica and Jason Mattie of Highlands Ranch, Colo.; brothers, Tony (Marilyn) Spinuzzi, Dominick (Katherine) Spinuzzi, Sam Spinuzzi Jr.; sisters-in-law, Clara Mattie of Segundo, Colo., and Lucy Pelletier of Torrance, Calif.; brothers-in-law, Albert Mattie of Segundo, Colo., Joe Mattie of Pueblo; and numerous nieces and nephews. Also survived by special friends, Skipper Kendall and Pat Tatinski. Frances graduated from nurses training in 1946 from Parkview Hospital and was employed at Parkview for 10 years and at St. Mary-Corwin for 24 years as a RN. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Mattie, Sam
Sam Mattie - Pueblo Chieftain - June 21, 2006 - Sam Mattie, 88, went to be with the Lord June 17, 2006. Born March 25, 1918, in Segundo, Colo., to Joe and Jennie Mattie, who preceded him in death. Also preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Frances Mattie; brothers, Arthur and Ernest; sisters, Mary Mattie, Rose Tapia, Anne Birchler and Josie Carnelli. Survived by children, Carol Nance and David Mattie; grandchildren, Jessica and Jason; sister, Lucy Pelletier; brothers, Albert and Joe Mattie; numerous nieces and nephews. Also survived by special friends, Pat and Larry Tatinski and Skipper Kendall. Sam served in the Army as medical corpsman during WWII; retiring from the CF&I Blast Furnace in 1981. Contributions may be made to the charity of choice. Visitation, 1 to 6 p.m. today, and graveside service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Imperial Memorial Gardens, with honors presented by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Mattina, Joe
Joe Mattina – Fort Collins Weekly Courier – June 21, 1912 – Thirteen Men Killed in Mine Explosion Today at Hastings, Colo. – Note: Joe Mattina is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, June 18, 1912. Joe Mattina: Italian, age 31, married with one surviving child. He was a miner for the Victor-American Fuel Company; cause of death was an explosion of gas due a defective lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, "Colorado Mining Fatalities." for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Mattingly, Charles W.
Charles W. Mattingly - Pueblo Chieftain - June 05, 1999 - Charles W. Mattingly, 87, of Pueblo, passed away June 2, 1999. Survived by sons, Allen "Matt" (Teri) Mattingly of Littleton, Steve (Diane) Mattingly of Elizabeth, Colo.- grandson, Andrew Mattingly. Preceded in death by his wife, Helen Mattingly on March 31, 1999, and parents. He was a member of Ascension Episcopal Church and Masonic Lodge AF&AM No. 17. Graveside service, Monday, 2p.m., Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Mattingly, Helen L.
Helen L. "Peggy" Mattingly - Pueblo Chieftain - April 02, 1999 - Helen L. "Peggy" Mattingly, 75, of Pueblo, passed away March 31, 1999. Survived by her husband of 52 years, Charles W. - sons, Allen "Matt" (Teri) Mattingly of Littleton, Colo., and Steve (Diane) Mattingly of Elizabeth, Colo. - and grandson, Andrew Mattingly. Preceded in death by her parents and brother. Mrs. Mattingly was a member of Ascension Episcopal Church. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Mattingly, Viola Allen
Viola Allen Mattingly - Pueblo Chieftain - February 04, 2005 - In loving memory of Viola Allen Mattingly who died on February 3, 2005 in Hospice Care of Boulder, at the age of 93. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Julianne and Peter Steinhauer and her cherished grandchildren, Kristine and husband Nicholas Peterson, Terrianne and husband Eric Heyer, Peter Jr. and wife Erin, Patrick and wife Serena and six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brothers Owen Allen and wife Nina, Thomas Allen, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband J. Harold Mattingly, daughter Nancy, two sisters and her stepmother, Hollie Allen. Viola was born and raised in Trinidad, Colorado, the daughter of Thomas and Julia Allen. She graduated from Trinidad High and Corwin School of Nursing in Pueblo. Throughout her life she was a devoted, loving caregiver to her family and many friends. She maintained her ties to nursing and was a Visiting Nurse coordinator in Denver and helped to found Denver Metro Hospice and Porter Hospice. She was a life-long Republican in Arapahoe County and an avid bridge player. She leaves many close friends in the Denver area and was a member of Christ Church Episcopal of Denver. Memorial services are pending at Christ Church Episcopal and burial at All Soul's Walk at Saint John's Episcopal Cathedral. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Hospice Care of Boulder County, 2594 Trailridge Drive East, Lafayette, Colo. 80026. Arrangements by Monarch Society, Denver, Colo.

Mattivi, Angelo Dominic
Angelo Dominic “The Babe” Mattivi - Pueblo Chieftain - May 19, 2004 - Angelo Dominic “The Babe” Mattivi, 92 years young. Born April 7, 1912, and went to rest May 15, 2004. Preceded in death by the love of his life, wife, Margaret; son, Joe; and son-in-law, Richard “Dick” Van. Survived by older brother, Darieo Mattivi of Pueblo. Precious father of Betty Van of Pueblo, Chuck (Cindy) Mattivi of Denver, and Judith Mattivi (Steven French) of Denver. He also leaves to cherish his memory eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and nine great-great-grandchildren. Babe retired after 40 years as an engineer for the Rio Grande Railroad. Visitation, 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Olinger Crown Hill Mortuary. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 2004, Guardian Angels Catholic Church, with interment to follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery, all services in Wheat Ridge, Colo.

Mattivi, Carmella
Carmella Mattivi - Pueblo Chieftain - August 21, 1998 - Carmella Mattivi, lifetime Pueblo resident, passed away Aug. 19, 1998. Preceded in death by her husband, Charles C. Mattivi. Member, Mount Carmel Church. Survived by her daughter, Louise (Bill) Hopper, Pueblo- brothers-in-law, Dye (Helen) Mattivi, Pueblo, and Angelo (Margaret) Mattivi of Denver- two granddaughters, Diane (Mike) Thompson and Patty Wheeler, both of Pueblo- three great-grandchildren, Christopher and Heather Thompson and Candace Wheeler, all of Pueblo. Viewing hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Rosary recitation, 5 p.m. Sunday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, Mount Carmel Church. Entombment, Roselawn Cemetery Mausoleum.

Mattox, Donald Bernard
Donald Bernard Mattox - Bryan-College Station Eagle - July 26, 2003 - Bryan, TX - Donald Bernard Mattox, Oct. 3, 1942 — July 22, 2003 - Services for Donald Bernard Mattox, 60, of Bryan were held Friday at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan. Pastor Randy Scott of First Assembly of God officiated. Burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Mr. Mattox died Tuesday at his home. He was born in Trinidad, Colo., and lived in Bryan for two years. He previously lived in Alabama. He was a member of First Assembly of God in Bryan and served in the U.S. Navy. Survivors include his wife, Debbie Mattox of Bryan; three step-daughters and two stepson-in-laws, Jennifer Flentge and her husband, Brian, of Bellville, Lynette Barboza and her husband, Tony, of Katy and Michelle Stahl of Bryan; a sister, Belva Mattox of Brenham; and three grandchildren.

Mattson, Emma Jean
Emma Jean "E.J." Mattson (Carlson) - Pueblo Chieftain - April 28, 2001 - Emma Jean "E.J." Mattson (Carlson), 69, of Pueblo, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2001. She is survived by her son, Gary G. (Vel) Mattson of Pueblo; grandchildren, Brandi J. (Derek Buhl) Mattson and Gary J. Mattson; and numerous friends. E.J. was a longtime member of the Broadway Christian Church, a volunteer receptionist at the Pueblo County Sheriff's Department and the YWCA for many years. E.J. loved music, especially the "Golden Oldies" and playing the organ and keyboard. She always treasured her numerous friends and family members. Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 28, 2001, at T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. In lieu of food and flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the MS Society in E.J.'s name, 803 West Fourth, Pueblo, CO 81003.

Matulich, Joseph J.
Joseph J. “Joe” Matulich - Pueblo Chieftain - March 2, 1976 - Joseph J. “Joe” Matulich of 53 Cornell Circle, March 2, 1976. Survivors and service announcements later. Pueblo Chieftain - March 3, 1976 - Joseph J. “Joe” Matulich, of 53 Cornell, March 2, 1976. Husband of Mrs. Josephine Matulich, Father of Mrs. Mary Pullaro, Pueblo; William P. Matulich, San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Edward J. Matulich, Columbus, Ohio; Mrs. Amelia Rimassa, North Vale, N.J. and Joseph Sam Matulich who was a casualty of the Korean conflict. Survived also by 12 grandchildren. Mr. Matulich was a member of Holy Family Parish and St. Joseph Lodge 7, KSKJ. He was a retired employee of the 14-inch mill, CF&I Steel Corp. Service announcements later. Pueblo Chieftain - March 4, 1976. Rosary recitation 7:30 p.m. Friday, McCarthy Almont Drawing Room. Mass of Christian Burial noon Saturday, Holy Family Church. Interment, Roselawn. Please enter parking lot from Broadway.

Matulich, Joseph Jr.
Cpl. Joseph Matulich Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - November 3, 1951 - Cpl. Joseph Matulich Jr., killed in action June 19, 1951, while serving with the Seventh Marines First Division in Korea. Husband of Mrs. Rose Marie Matulich of 1627 Stone. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Matulich, Pueblo. Brother of William Matich and Mary Matulich, Pueblo and Mrs. Millie Rimaca, Union City, N. J., and Cpl. Edward J. Matulich, U. S. Marine Corp. who is accompanying the remains of his brother home. Former employee CF&I, 14 inch mill. World War II veteran, having served in the Marine Corps. Member of St. Francis Xavier parish. Rosary recitation Sunday 7:30 p.m. Broadway Chapel of the George F. McCarthy Funeral Home. Funeral services Monday 8:30 a.m. Chapel: 9 a.m. St. Francis Xavier church. Military burial rites will be conducted at Roselawn cemetery by a detachment from Camp Carson.

Matulich, Josephine
Josephine Matulich - Pueblo Chieftain - July 22, 1993 - Josephine Matulich, July 20, 1993. Predeceased by husband, Joseph (Joe) Matulich, March 2, 1976. Mother of Amelia Rimassa, River Edge, N.J. Edward J. (Martha) Matulich, Centerburg, Ohio, and Mary (Tony) Pullaro, Pueblo; grandmother of 11 and great-grandmother of 8. Predeceased by sons, Joseph Sam and William P. Matulich. Mrs. Matulich was a life long Pueblo resident, a member of Holy Family Parish and KSKJ, St. Joseph Lodge No. 7. Private family services.

Matuzak, Richard D.
Richard Donald Matuzak - Pueblo Chieftain - August 30, 2002 - Richard Donald Matuzak, 68, went to be with the Lord Aug. 28, 2002, after a brief illness. A beloved husband, father and grandfather. Richard was born on Sept. 19, 1933, in Duluth, Minn. Preceded in death by parents and four brothers. Survived by loving wife of 46 years, Ursula Matuzak; and children, Randy (Barbara) Matuzak, Evelyn (Karl) Suazo, James Matuzak, Douglas Matuzak and Ursula (Jeff) Kochenberger; grandchildren, Kendra Matuzak, Amber (Lincoln) Cunningham, Kara, Kyle, Luke and Jack Kochenberger; step-grandchildren, Aaron, Conrad, Jared Suazo and families, and Alison Suazo. Also survived by one sister, two brothers and relatives in Duluth, Minn., and numerous friends in Pueblo. Richard retired from the CF&I Tube Mill in 1983, was a member of the Moose Lodge, Fleet Reserve Association and St. Joseph Parish. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1953 to 1957. Richard was an avid sports fan. He loved coaching and watching his children in sports activities; and watching the Broncos, Avalanche and Colorado Rockies on TV. A very special pastime was enjoying the guitar music played by his two sons and their home-based band. Richard's zest for life, love of music and animals will live on through the legacy he leaves behind. His words of wisdom, friendship and encouraging character will be deeply missed by family and friends. Visitation from 2 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home followed by the recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m., St. Joseph Church. Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Joseph Church with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Military honors provided by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Matz-Campbell, Carol Lynne
Carol Lynne Matz-Campbell - Pueblo Chieftain - November 18, 2004 - Carol Lynne Matz-Campbell, 73, of Pueblo, passed away unexpectedly Nov. 14, 2004. Born Sept. 28, 1931, in Barberton, Ohio. She was a retired dietary aide and worked with the disabled. Carol had a love of people. For many years she worked at the Belco School for the mentally disabled in Belmont County, Ohio. Married to Edward Campbell, they traveled and moved to Arizona. While traveling, she was at liberty to see other areas of the United States, and was moved and marveled by its beauty. She chose to take up residence after Ed's death in Pueblo with two of her three sons. As of late, she volunteered at various locations such as the YWCA, the courthouse and others. Carol is survived by three sons, Gary A. Matz and his wife of 26 years, Jackie, of Jacksonville, Fla., their daughters, Tamara Marie and Nicole Marie Matz, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; Donald R. Matz of Portland, Ore.; and Ronald D. Matz of Oklahoma; a daughter-in-law, Carla Skukan-Matz of California; one brother, Russell Stender and his wife, Pat, of California; and one sister, Laural Stender-Edwards and her husband, Joseph of Barberton, Ohio. She also is survived by four nephews, Steve Edwards and his two daughters; and Brian Edwards and his wife, Janet, with two sons, both of California; Bill Gorman of Ohio and John Gorman of New York. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, 2004, at Adrian Comer Garden Chapel. The family will receive friends before and after the service.

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