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Information for Walter D. Mattox
21 October, 1901 11 April, 1987
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
April, 1987

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Walter Mattox

    Services for Walter D. Mattox, 85, of Caldwell, who died of natural causes Saturday, April 11, at the Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Officiating will be the Rev. Royce Wright of the Treasure Valley Christian Center.  Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Mr. Mattox was born Oct. 21, 1901, at Sargent, Neb., to James and Almeada Mattox.  He was raised at Sargent and married Ada Gressley, Aug. 1, 1923.  He farmed in Nebraska until 1936 when they moved to Nampa.  They moved to Marsing in 1937 and farmed there until moving to Donnelly in 1947 where he farmed and also was a carpenter.  They came to Caldwell in 1959 where he worked for Idaho Meat Packers for 30 years.  His wife died Nov. 6, 1982.
    He is survived by three sons, Norman,. Gerald and Marlin Mattox, all of Caldwell; five daughters, Mrs. Cecil (Darlene) Wilson of Caldwell, Mrs. Albert (Donna) Gestrin of Donnelly, Mrs. Ward (Evelyn) Beavers of Caldwell, Mrs. George (Mary) Beavers of Caldwell, and Mrs. Terry (Anita) Dietrich of Boise; 19 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by three brothers, three sisters and one grandson.
    Friends may call at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.
    Memorials may be made to the Treasure Valley Christian Center in care of Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell, Idaho 83605.

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