Obit: Matter, Delores #2 (1922 - 2013)

Contact: Audrey Roedl

Surnames: Matter,Gennett, Sautner, Gerke, Nehring

----Source: The Loyal TRG (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 05 June 2013

Matter, Delores (05 April 1922-30 May 2013)

Delores Matter, 91, Spencer, went to her eternal home on Thursday, May 30, 2013, at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, surrounded by her loving family. A mass oif Christian Burial was held 11 a.m on Tuesday, June 4, at Christ The King Catholic Church in Spencer. Rev. Samuel Martin officiated. Burial took place in the West Spencer Cemetery.

Delores Sautner was born on April 5,1922, in Marshfield, to John and Rachel (nee Gennett) Sautner. She attended Holmes Country School in Spencer. On June 23, 1943, in Marshfield, Delores married Walter Matter. The couple enjoyed 67 years of marriage together. Delores was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a member of the Christ The King Catholic Church in Spencer. She was also an artist who enjoyed creating clay figurines and crocheting. Delores enjoyed playing cards, fishing, and family outings at the cabin in Phillips. Those who knew her best will miss her warm spirit, laughter and her love of family.

Delores is lovingly survived by her children, Michael (Barbara) Matter; Appleton, Peg (Brian) Gehrke, Marshfield, Joe (Patty) Matter, Spencer, and Jennifer (Bryan) Nehring, Green Bay; a daughter-in-law, Jeanne Matter, Howards Grove; her grandchildren, Kimberly, Christopher, Lindsey, Andrea, Michael, Sean, Chelsea, Marissa, Vaughn and Christina; seven great-grandchildren; as well as nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. She will truly be missed.

Delores was preceded in death by parents, John and Rachel; her loving husband, Walter; a son, Thomas; a granddaughter, Stephanie Matter;a brother, Jim; and two sisters, Virginia and Eunice.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the 4th floor and Palliative Care staff of Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital and the staff of Golden Living Center-Three Oaks, for their wonderful and compassionate care of our mother Delores.

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Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home, Spencer, assisted the family with arrangements.



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