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Robert Walter Matteson
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1885
Callaway County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1965
Callaway County
Missouri, USA

first husband of Bessie Mae McCall
Matteson Shoaf (1894-1964)
- married Dec 26, 1912
in Jefferson City, Cole Co, MO


Robert Matteson died suddenly Saturday, July 3, at the Callaway Memorial Hospital.
Services were held July 6th at the Pleasant Hill Church, northwest of Portland with the Rev. Charles Holbrook, of New Bloomfield officiating. Burial was in the Church Cemetery.
Robert Walter Matteson was born February 18, 1885, on a farm west of Portland, Mo., a son of Asa Alonza and Hermena Illig Matteson. He lived his entire life in Callaway County near where he was born. He retired about two years ago and moved to Fulton. Although Bob lived on a farm during his life and did some farming, this was not his life's work. He was a carpenter and there are many buildings in the neighborhood that he built. He also was a concrete worker and helped to build many concrete bridges in this section of the state.
Mr. Matteson had a heart attack in April and was in the hospital several weeks, but he had been home for about five weeks and was feeling well enough, he thought, to come with his son, Robert, to Independence to visit his daughter. They were ready to start when he became suddenly ill. He was rushed to the hospital where he died in the emergency room.
He is survived by five sons, Elvin, of Fulton, and with whom he made his home after he retired, Henry, of New Bloomfield, Robert Lee, of Florissant, Eugene, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Harold, of Jefferson City; three daughters, Mrs. Ophelia Pryer, of Independence, Mrs. Gertrude Shoaf, Fulton, and Mrs. Dorothy Lederle, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; five brothers, John, St. Peters, Mo., Arthur, Mokane, Paul, Portland, Francis, Fulton, and Russell, Alton, Ill.; six sisters, Mrs. Viola Moore, Kansas City, Mrs. Ethel Stewart, Lawson, Mrs. Belle Garriott, Fulton, Mrs. Eunice Dewey, DeSoto, Mrs. Mae Werner, St. Louis, and Mrs. Mabel VanKirk, Warrenton; 29 grandchildren; one great grand daughter, and a number of nieces and nephews. 
Family links: 
  Asa Alonzo Matteson (1850 - 1937)
  Hermena Illig Matteson (1856 - 1932)
  Bessie Mae McCall Shoaf (1894 - 1964)
  Henry Christopher Matteson (1913 - 1997)*
  Mary Ophelia Matteson Pryer (1915 - 1987)*
  Robert Lee Matteson (1918 - 1995)*
  Marion Elvin Matteson (1921 - 1993)*
  Charles Eugene "Chuck" Matteson (1924 - 1989)*
  Frances Gertrude Matteson Shoaf (1926 - 1981)*
  Harold Glenn Matteson (1929 - 1991)*
  Dorothy Mae "Dot" Matteson Opperman (1932 - 2006)*
  George Henry Clay Matteson (1874 - 1874)*
  William Asa "Willie" Matteson (1875 - 1947)*
  Viola Emmaline Matteson Maddox Moore (1877 - 1968)*
  Infant Daughter Matteson (1878 - 1878)*
  Infant Son Matteson (1879 - 1879)*
  Norman Alexander Matteson (1881 - 1965)*
  Eugenia Elizabeth Matteson (1882 - 1890)*
  Robert Walter Matteson (1885 - 1965)
  Addie Belle Matteson Garriott (1887 - 1975)*
  Gussie Lou Matteson Garriott (1889 - 1947)*
  Ethel Hermena Matteson Stewart (1891 - 1965)*
  John Richard Matteson (1892 - 1968)*
  Nellie Eunice Matteson Dewey (1895 - 1979)*
  Anna Mae Matteson Werner (1897 - 1982)*
  Mabel Clara Matteson Van Kirk (1907 - 1981)**
  Herbert Hadley Matteson (1908 - 1961)**
  Arthur Cleveland "Finis" Matteson (1910 - 1987)**
  Laneta Fern Matteson (1913 - 1922)**
  Paul Wesley Matteson (1915 - 1997)**
  Francis Allen Matteson (1918 - 1980)**
  David Russell Matteson (1923 - 1991)**
  Clyde Matteson (1927 - 1930)**
  Infant Son (Twin) Matteson (1930 - 1930)**
  Infant Son (Twin) Matteson (1930 - 1930)**
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Callaway County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: Phyllis Bush
Originally Created by: Ted K
Record added: Feb 24, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10523124
Robert Walter Matteson
Added by: Phyllis Bush
Robert Walter Matteson
Added by: Phyllis Bush
Robert Walter Matteson
Added by: Phyllis Bush
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- Carol Shoaf Davidson
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