Laurence E. Matheus

Laurence E Matheus

Laurence E Matheus, 82, beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend of Ashland, Ore., passed away on June 17, 2010, surrounded by family. He was born in Yerington, Nev., on January 14, 1928. Larry served in the Army Air Corps as an MP from 1946 1949. He married his wife, Marlys D. Wold, in 1950. They were married for 60 years. He is survived by his loving wife, Marlys; brother, Robert Mathews, sister, Eleanor Matheus; his six children, Kris (Jerry) Robertson, Karla Matheus, Neva (Charles) Reynolds, Philip (Vicky) Matheus, Wendy Stevens, and Noreen Matheus; 17 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Velma Matheus; son-in-law, Jerry Robertson; and great-grand-daughter, Hailey Hawkins.

A memorial service will be held on June 21, 2010, at Our Lady of the Mountain Catholic Church in Ashland at 12:00 noon with Father Sean Weeks officiating; internment will be held at 3:00 p.m. at Eagle Point National Cemetery. A celebration of his life will be held at Mountain Meadows Club House at 5:00 p.m.

A great man who was loved by everyone who knew him, he will be sorely missed by all of his extended family and friends who he enjoyed spending time with. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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