Jean A. Mathison

June 15, 1924 - September 2, 2017
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Poplar Grove, IL

Jean A. Mathison, 93, of Poplar Grove, IL, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, September 2, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 15, 1924, the daughter of Roy and Mary (Hale) Mundy. Jean married the love of her life, LeRoy F. Mathison on May 12, 1943 in Rockford, IL. Together they owned and operated Mathison’s Mobil and Jean’s Coffee Shop. Jean was a devoted member of Poplar Grove United Methodist Church, where she was involved in many of the women’s organizations. She was a past 4-H Leader and was a part of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary in Capron. Jean adored being with her family. She enjoyed baking, reading, crocheting and traveling.

Jean is loved and missed by her children, Karen (Scott Taylor) Mathison, Gayle (Russ) Yerk, Dale (Kay) Mathison, and Susan (Jeff) Griffis; son-in-law, Bob (Diane) Boyd; grandchildren, Jeremy Ulferts, Kristina Barrera, Marcy Johnson, Jacob Mathison, Brandon Mathison, and Mitchel Griffis; several great-grandchildren; siblings, Myrtle Carlson, Gerald Mundy, Steven (Leona) Mundy, and Judith (David) Noe; sister-in-law, Betty Mundy and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband LeRoy, daughter, Barbara Boyd, grandson, Scott Boardman, siblings, John Mundy, Ruth Knott, and Kenneth Mundy; and sister-in-law, Gladys Mundy.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Poplar Grove United Methodist Church, 105 East Grove Street, Poplar Grove, IL 61065 with Rev. Doug Carroll officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, September 8, 2017 at the church. Burial in Poplar Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, September 8, 2017

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Poplar Grove United Methodist Church

Address:

105 E. Grove Street, Poplar Grove, IL, 61065

A visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, September 8, 2017 at the church


Service Information

Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017

Time: 11:00 am -

Poplar Grove United Methodist Church

Address:

105 E. Grove Street, Poplar Grove, IL, 61065

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, September 9, 2017 at Poplar Grove United Methodist Church, 105 East Grove Street, Poplar Grove, IL 61065 with Rev. Doug Carroll officiating


Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, September 9, 2017

Burial in Poplar Grove Cemetery


Memorial Information

Memorials may be made to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date


 

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Born: June 15, 1924
Died: September 2, 2017

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Nancy Sadewater posted on 9/5/17

I am so sorry for your family's loss.

 

Barbara Hale posted on 9/3/17

So sorry for your loss I remember stories my parents use to tell of what a special lady she was and how they enjoyed stopping in to see her and have those awesome pies the loss of a Mother is so hard please take comfort in the memories

 

Robert Waterman posted on 9/3/17

Sad for your families loss.

 

Char Dingus posted on 9/3/17

May God give you all strength,courage and grace for today and the days ahead. Never easy to give up a loved one but it is heavens gain to receive your Mom and I know you know that but it doesn't take the pain away we carry missing the one the angel came and took away. Prayers for you Gayle and all of your family. Char and Don Dingus

 

Brandi Lander posted on 9/3/17

My condolences to the family. Her memory will live on.

 

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