Archive for Wednesday, May 2, 2001

John W. Matthews, Jr.

May 2, 2001

John W. Matthews, Jr.

1916-2001

Funeral services for John W. Matthews, Jr., will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kan. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Mausoleum, Kansas City, Kan.

Mr. Matthews, 85, died Saturday, April 28, 2001, at the Center for Long Term Care, Bonner Springs. He was born March 20, 1916, in Kansas City, Kan.

Mr. Matthews worked as a switch foreman for the Kansas City Southern Railroad, and retired in 1979.

He was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, and was a member of the Kansas Farm Bureau.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Margaret Matthews.

Other survivors include two sons, John E. Matthews, Kansas City, Kan. and David W. Matthews, Shawnee; a daughter, Alice Fehrenbach, Chandler, Ariz.; two brothers, Marvin H. Matthews, Piper, and Glenn E. Matthews, Tulsa, Okla.; and a sister, Margaret Williams, Calif.; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

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