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Mary L. (Bair) Matson

June 11, 1934 ~ November 12, 2019 (age 85)


Mary L. Matson

 OAKWOOD - Mary L. Matson, 85 of Oakwood, died 10:17 a.m. November 12, 2019 at home.  She was born June 11, 1934 in Antwerp to the late Orville and Thelma (Mick) Bair.  On June 29, 1952 she married Reverend Raymond Matson, he died September 20, 2007.

  Mary is survived by her children: Becky (Ronald) Geren of Continental, Steve Matson of Sorrento, FL., David (Donna) Matson of Paulding, Michael (Theresa) Matson of Continental, and Mark (Jody) Matson of Brooklyn, MI.;  eighteen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren;  and a sister: Linda (Bob) Gill of Defiance.

  She is preceded in death by a granddaughter: Marla Matson.

  Mary was a former member of Auglaize Chapel Church of God in Oakwood and a current member of Bethel Christian Church in Arthur.  She played piano and organ at both of the churches.  Mary was an avid greeting card minister, she would send cards to everyone for every occasion.

  Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Bethel Christian Church, Arthur with Pastor Chris Baker officiating.  Burial will follow in Sherman Cemetery, Oakwood.  Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. on Friday at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Oakwood, and Saturday at 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church.  Memorials may be made to Bethel Christian Church or to Gideons International.

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November 15, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heitmeyer Funeral Home - Oakwood
610 Walnut St
Oakwood, Ohio 45873

November 16, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bethel Christian Church

Arthur, Ohio

Funeral Service
November 16, 2019

11:00 AM
Bethel Christian Church

Arthur, Ohio


Gideons International

Bethel Christian Church
14988 County Rd 209, Defiance OH
Tel: 1-419-393-4073

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