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Matthews, Gordon
B: 23 Dec 1919
D: 1982
M: 18 Mar 1939
, Anne Snare, Halma, MN b. 14 Apr 1920 in Greenbush d. 22 Apr 1997, Hallock, Minnesota, dau of Mansvil Snare and Mary Hansen.

FN: Russell Matthews
MN: Mary Wilson (Previously married to a Jury)

Obituary for Ann Matthews:

Ann J. Matthews, 77, Hallock, died at the Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center, Hallock Tuesday, April 22, 1997. Ann Snare was born in Greenbush April 14, 1920, daughter of Mansvil and Mary (Hansen) Snare. She grew up in Greenbush and attended school there. Ann worked on the Kiene Farm at Kennedy for several years and on March 18, 1939 she was united in marriage to Gordon Matthews at Halma. They settled in Hallock and owned and operated Gordon's Market there for 20 years, retiring in 1972. Gordon died in 1982. Ann became a resident of Kittson County Memorial Healthcare Center in 1983. She was a longtime member of the First Presbyterian Church in Hallock. Family members include three daughters, Darlene Carlson, Waterloo, Iowa; Rosemary (Darrell) Skogen, Spring Lake Park, MN; and Karen (Bruce) Rhodes, Prior Lake; 11 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; a sister, Myrtle Nelson, Tacoma, WA; and a brother Kenneth (Margie) Snare, Hallock. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son-in-law, Robert Carlson; a sister, Cora Eskildsen and a brother, Emmet Snare. Funeral services were Friday, April 25, 1997, 2 p.m. in the Presbyterian Church, Hallock. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery, Hallock. Rev. David Endriss, presiding. Special music provided by Lonnie Kriel and Karen Vold. Honorary pallbearers were Ann's grandchildren and great grandchildren. Pallbearers were Scott and Darrel Skogen, Troy and Bruce Rhodes, Jeff Carlson and Jim Matthews. Hughes Funeral Home, Hallock, was in charge of arrangements.

Gordon's half-sisters:

1. Mayme Jury, Hallock, MN

2. Janet Jury, Newhall, CA
M: Unknown James (Harvey said he died at age 47)

Child of Janet Jury James:
Margaret James

Children of Gordon Matthews and Anne Snare:

1. Darlene Matthews
M: Robert L. Carlson, Waterloo, Iowa, 319-233-4696. Robert b. 20 Aug 1939 in Hallock, MN d. 30 Mar 1995, at home in Waterloo, Iowa.

Children of Robert Carlson and Darlene Matthews:

Jeff Carlson

Jody Carlson
M: Rasmussen

Jeri Carlson
M: Cole

Joni Carlson
M: Morgensen

2. Rosemary Matthews
M: Darell Skogen, Spring Lake Park, MN, 763-786-4944

3. Karen Matthews
M: Bruce Rhodes, Prior Lake, MN