Walter L. Matthews(1928 - 2013)

Walter L. Matthews

Windsor Heights

Walter Matthews, 84, died Saturday, March 23, 2013, at Hospice Kavanagh House in Des Moines. He requested cremation and no services held. Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel is handling arrangements.

Walt is survived by his wife Dorothy "Dot" Matthews, his sons, Jeffrey Matthews of Des Moines and Randall Matthews of Leawood, KS, his daughter, Audrey Hardy of St. Paul, five grandchildren, two step grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings, Dean Matthews, Roger Matthews, Lavonna Murdough, Rose Ann Matthews and Janice Session all of Prescott, AZ.

After serving in the army he worked as a Driver for Central Soy until his retirement. Memorials may be sent to Special Olympics of Iowa, 551 SE Dovetail Rd. Box 620, Grimes, IA 50111 in memory of his son, Greg who died at the age of 21. Online condolences will be welcomed at


Funeral Home

Iles Funeral Home - Westover Chapel
6337 Hickman Road Des Moines, IA 50322
(515) 276-4567

Published in Des Moines Register on Apr. 7, 2013