Countryside Funeral Home and Crematory - Roselle
333 South Roselle Rd.
Roselle, IL 60172
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Catherine Matthews of Medinah Catherine Matthews, 86, formerly of Chicago, died Tuesday, May 17, 2011. She was born Sept. 11, 1924, in Chicago, the daughter of Elmer and Margaret (nee Miller) Nyquest. Catherine was a secretary for Just Manufacturing for over 40 years. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary for VFW Post 7746 and enjoyed playing Bingo. Survivors include her son, John; daughter, Mary (Rodney) Burkes; and grandchildren, Christopher, Andrew and Carrie. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elwood; daughter, Margaret; and her parents. Visitation is Friday, 5 to 9 p.m. at the Countryside Funeral Home and Crematory, 333 S. Roselle Road (½ mile south of Irving Park), Roselle, where the funeral will begin on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. before going to St. Walter Catholic Church for Mass at 10 a.m. Interment will be in St. Michael Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to USO of Illinois Administrative HQ, 333 S. Wabash Ave., 16th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604. For information, 630-529-5751 or

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on May 19, 2011
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