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Ruth Ellen Matson

Ruth Ellen "Sis" Matson, 78, of Fowler, died, Wednesday, March 28, 2012. She was born June 6, 1933, in Ambia, IN, to the late Dow Clifford & Mary Ellen (Dawson) Robbins. She married Charles "Red" Matson, January 8, 1955, in Otterbein & he survives. She attended St. Mary's School in Chicago, IL. She had worked for many years as a Home Health Aid. She was a member of the Amvets & Sacred Heart Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing euchre, bowling, her children & grandchildren, socializing. She had a passion for looking out for & helping people in need.

Along with her husband, Red, she is survived by 2 daughters, Theresa Wing, husband Terry, Coppell, TX, Joyce Peck, husband David, Montmorenci, IN, 5 sons, Michael Mattson, wife Deb, Boise, ID, John Matson, wife, Bonnie, Plano, TX, Mark Matson, wife Leslie, Nashville, TN, Tim Matson Fowler, Jeff Matson, Earl Park & 8 grandchildren. Two brothers, Clifford "Sonny" Robbins & Charles Christenson preceded her in death.

Visitation will be Saturday, March 31, 2012, from 9:30 AM until time of Rosary at 10:30 AM. Funeral Mass will be at 11 AM at St. Charles Catholic Church, Otterbein, with Father Donald Gross officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Serenity Hospice Foundation.

Shoemaker Funeral Home, Otterbein, assisting family with services.

Published in the Journal & Courier on Mar. 30, 2012
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