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Information for Dave M. Matthews Jr.
30 September, 1924 19 October, 1984
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
October, 1984

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Dave Matthews Jr.

    Graveside services for Dave M. Matthews Jr., 60, of Caldwell. who died Friday, Oct. 19, at a Nampa hospital of natural causes, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, at the Roswell Cemetery, Roswel.
    The Rev. John Sinclair of the Caldwell First Christian Church will officiate, under the direction of the Dakan Funeral Chapel of Caldwell.
    Mr. Matthews was born Sept. 30, 1924, at Pittsburg, Kansas, the son of Dave and Gladys Matthews.  He was reared and educated in his early life at Berryville, Ark.  He had later lived in various parts of California, Idaho and Oregon, and settled in Adrian, Ore., in 1938.
    He married Cecil Myra Case on Sept. 24. 1946, at Nampa.  They continued to make their home at Adrian.  He retired in 1960, for health reasons.  In 1965 he graduated from Treasure Valley Community College at Ontario, with a degree in medical technology.  In 1973, they moved to Caldwell where they had since resided.  He was a co-owner of Big Sky Maps and had recently completed an Idaho state map under the name Bear Paw Map.
    He is survived by his wife of Caldwell; four daughters, Nonie Kerttula of Ontario, and Jean Raganit, Lynda Jenkins, and Becky Froemming, all of Caldwell; one brother, Bob Matthews of McMinnville, Ore.; one sister, Edith Kressly of Ontario; a stepfather, E. R. Magden of Payette; three granddaughters, and one grandson.
    He was preceded in death by a son, his mother and father, and two brothers.
    Memorials may be made to the Idaho Chapter Arthritis Foundation, 700 Robbins Road, Suite I, Boise, Idaho, 83702.

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