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Valeria Jean Matzen Beacom
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Birth: Jul. 19, 1912
Antwerp
Paulding County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 2010
Celina
Mercer County
Ohio, USA

Valeria, 97, Celina, a former Wapakoneta resident, died at 6:05 a.m., at Celina Manor Nursing Home.

She was a daughter to William B. and Dora E. (Overymeyer) Matzen. In 1946, she married Matthew Myron Beacom, he preceded her in death in 1987.

Surviving are a daughter, Donna (Michael) Gehm, Celina; a stepdaughter, Hazel Sanner, St. Marys; a brother, Carl (Marilyn) Matzen, Lima; a sister Ethel Noble, Attleboro, MA; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Deceased are two sons, Richard and Donald Matzen; three brothers, Vernon, Wilbur, and Kenneth Matzen; and five sisters, Thelma and Irene Matzen, Esther Sites, Irma Doctor and Marylene "Jo" Taylor.

She worked at Woolen Mill, Lima and for Fisher Cheese in Wapakoneta. She also worked as a housekeeper at Lima Memorial Hospital, and did housecleaning in private homes. She was a 1930 graduate of Delphos Jefferson High School.

Funeral services will be at W.H. Dick and Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina, with the Rev. Tom Christen officiating. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Bert Matzen (1884 - 1965)
  Dora E Overmeyer Matzen (1887 - 1956)
 
 Spouse:
  Matthew Myron Beacom (1896 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Vernon E. Matzen (1910 - 1944)*
  Valeria Jean Matzen Beacom (1912 - 2010)
  Thelma M. Matzen (1913 - 1931)*
  Irene Matzen (1915 - 1919)*
  Esther L. Matzen Sites (1917 - 1990)*
  Irma E Matzen Doctor (1919 - 2004)*
  Marylene Matzen Taylor (1921 - 2006)*
  Ethel G. Matzen Noble (1923 - 2010)*
  Kenneth William Matzen (1927 - 1949)*
  Carl E Matzen (1930 - 2015)*
  Wilbur E Matzen (1932 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Union Township Cemetery
Kalida
Putnam County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Mike Dearbaugh
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49146154
 

 
 
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