Matteson, Jane Paetzold - Adventurous Spirit Age 86 Died at her home near Sunfish Lake, St. Paul, Minnesota, on April 15th. Born on May 23, 1916, she attended Summit School and graduated from Vassar College in 1938. In addition, Jane lived with her husband and children in Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and Cable, Wisconsin before returning full circle to Saint Paul in 1989. Jane continually widened her circle of friends. She was a tireless networker in support of the arts: the Penumbre Theatre, the Schubert Club, The Christmas Revels, and The Dakota, co-founding the Dakota Foundation for Jazz Education. Jane will forever be an inspiration and a bright light to all who knew her. Donations may be made on her behalf to The Dakota Foundation for Jazz Education (Dakota Bar and Grill, 1021 E. Bandana Blvd., St. Paul, 55108). A memorial service will be held 1PM Sunday, April 27th at ST. CLEMENT'S CHURCH. A celebration of her life will follow.
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Published by Pioneer Press on Apr. 22, 2003.