Obit: Mathewson, Margaret (1885 - 1953)


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Surnames: Mathewson, Bacon, Melbinger, Sullivan


----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 02/26/1953


Mathewson, Margaret (12 APR 1885 - 23 FEB 1953)


Tomorrow afternoon at two o’clock, Friday, Feb. 27th, funeral services will be conducted for Mrs. Clarence Mathewson, 68, who passed away at her home in the city (Owen, Clark Co., Wis.) late Monday night.  She had been in poor health for the past several years and on Sunday suffered a stroke.  The final rites will be conducted from the Congregational Church with Rev. Arthur Meinhardt officiating and burial will be made at Riverside Cemetery.


Pallbearers will be Adolph Czenhinski, Carl Riber, Harold Wendt, DuWayne Bulgrin, O. W. Woodbeck, and J. J. Crowley.  Floral offerings will be in charge of Mesdames Edward Bergstrom, Carl Riber, Clarence Strohkirch, H. A. Wendt, Adolph Czenhinski, Wm. Wollum and J. J. Crowley.


Mrs. Mathewson, nee Margaret Bacon, was born on April 12, 1885 in Richland Co. and has been a pioneer resident of the city of Owen, coming here in the days when the community was covered with wilderness.  Although she had been ill her death came as a surprise and shock to her many friends and relatives.


Mourning her passing are her husband, two sons, Kenneth and Donald, Owen, and two daughters, Mrs. Celand (Lois) Melbinger, Owen and Mrs. Eugene (Merna) Sullivan, Sheffield, Iowa.


A complete obituary will be published next week.



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