Alice Matson - November 08, 2011Alice Matson, 94, of Aurora, died Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at Memorial Community Care.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Evangelical Covenant Church in Aurora. Pastor Karl Larson will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Evangelical Covenant Church. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.
Alice F. Matson, daughter of Fred and Esther (Swedberg) Weedin, was born at Aurora on Dec. 17, 1916.
Alice grew up in Aurora and graduated from Aurora High School.
On Sept. 27, 1933, she was united in marriage to Delmar Matson at Fullerton. They lived on a farm northwest of Aurora, before moving into Aurora, where they lived on First Street. Delmar passed away on Nov. 25, 1972.
Alice was a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church. Her church was very important to her and she was involved in many of the activities at the church. Alice liked to be around people. She always enjoyed getting together with her lady friends from the Murphy area.
Survivors include her niece Jennifer (Ken) Killion of Marquette; great-niece, Amy (Mike) O’Daniel of Bennington and their children, Jenna, Trey and Sydney and great-nephew, Matt Weedin of Lincoln.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Harlan Weedin; sister, Ruth Gage and niece, Paula Weedin Utley.