Louise Emma Matson, age 92, died Jan. 2, 2013, under the loving care of her family, Hospice of Citrus County and the staff of Arbor Trail Rehab and Nursing Center. Louise was born Dec. 25, 1920, in Anchor, Ill., to the late Emile and Anna Steinlicht. She served our country in the U.S. Coast Guard. Louise was employed as an accountant for Proctor and Gamble/Gillette Division. She was a lifetime member of the VFW 4337 of Inverness, Elks Club, Moose Club and was a volunteer for the Citrus County Library System. She also enjoyed her membership in the Citrus County Quilting Group. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Melvin E. (Dottie) Matson, Greg E. Matson, all of Weymouth, Mass., Carl R. Matson of Inverness, Signian (Kenneth) McGeary of Cheshire, Conn., Janice E. Matson of Marlborough, Mass., Linda M. Honneus of Marshfield, Mass.; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin S. Matson, Jan. 30, 2000, and her sisters, Viola and Margaret. The family requests memorial donations in her name to either Hospice of Citrus County, P.O. Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL 34464, or the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, in lieu of flowers.
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Published in The Patriot Ledger on Jan. 7, 2013