Donald Matthews

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Matthews, Donald E.

Donald E. Matthews, 92, died February 7, 2016. Donald was a WWII Navy veteran and aircraft mechanic.

He was preceded in death by his wife of over 60 years, Virginia Matthews. He was an avid walker and an inspiration to many as he walked daily for years around the UNM North golf course and then in his neighborhood up to just prior to passing.

He is survived by his sister Arlyse (Jackson); four children Linda and husband Fred (Doroshow), Gary, Mark and wife Becky, and Kathy (Kaestner) and her husband Steve; eight grandchildren Amy, Andrea, Bridget, Brian, Adam, Zack, Evan and Beth and seven great-grandchildren.

Private services were held in Deming, NM.

Published in Albuquerque Journal from Feb. 12 to Feb. 13, 2017
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