Phyllis Marie (Barbian) Matteson (1937 - 2013)


WINTHROP – Phyllis Marie Matteson was born Dec. 5, 1937 at Winthrop, the daughter of Raymond and Margaret Fernald Barbian.
On December 15, 1964 she married Dixon "Itch" Matteson in Galena, Ill.
Phyllis Marie Matteson, 75, entered into her eternal rest on Monday, Dec. 2 at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids following a lengthy illness.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Itch and a sister Lorraine O'Brien.
Survivors include three sons: Chris Anderson of Iowa City; Gary Matteson of Winthrop; and Raymond Matteson of Cedar Rapids; one daughter Trendy Matteson of Baxter, Tenn.; three brothers: Russell Barbian of Marion; Richard Barbian of Mount Vernon, Ill.; and Jerry (Colleen) Barbian of Las Vegas, Nev. As per her wishes Phyllis has been cremated and no formal services are planned. The family invites friends to come for a visitation from 4 PM until 8 PM on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 at the Fawcett Funeral Home in Winthrop. At a later date she will be buried with her husband at Fremont Township Cemetery north of Winthrop.
The Fawcett Funeral Home and cremation service of Winthrop is assisting the family with arrangements. To send an online message go to under obituaries.
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Fawcetts Funeral Home
254 Jackson St
Winthrop, IA 50682
(319) 935-3327
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Dec. 5 to Dec. 28, 2013