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Paul Richard Mathern
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Birth: Nov. 14, 1921
La Feria
Cameron County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 2006
O'Brien County
Iowa, USA


Paul Richard Mathern
November 14, 1921 - July 9, 2006
Paul Richard Mathern, the son of Frank and Catherine (Betz) Mathern, was born on November 14, 1921, in La Feria, TX. The family moved to Gaza in 1922, where he received his early education and graduated from Gaza High School.

On June 2, 1947 Paul married Christine Rahbusch in Sutherland at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Following their marriage, he farmed the home place with his brother, Carl in Gaza until 1993. He also spent 21 years as a member of the Gaza Fire Department. In 1993, Paul and Christine moved to Sutherland. They celebrated 59 years of marriage this past June.

On Sunday, July 9, 2006, Paul passed away at the Sutherland Care Center at the age of 84. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sisters: Elizabeth Mathern, Ethel Clark and Inez DeWell and his brothers: Wilbur, Michael and Philip.

Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Christine; three sons: Richard and his wife, Janine of Eagan, MN, Steven of Marion, IA and Eugene and his wife Tina of Brandon, FL; one daughter, Pamela Hanson and her husband, Walt of Milford, IA; four grandchildren: Angela Hanson of Yankton, SD, Katie Jeffrey and her husband, Shawn of Spirit Lake, IA, Paul Mathern of Central City, IA and Kelsey Mathern of Brandon, FL; one brother, Carl of St. Paul, MN; other relatives and friends.

source: Warner Funeral Home website

Obituary added by: nicki (#46636315)

Married June 2, 1947
Marriage provided by: jane austin (#48482449) 
Family links: 
  Frank A Mathern (1863 - 1945)
  Catherine Cecilia Betz Mathern (1881 - 1963)
  Christine Rahbusch Mathern (1926 - 2014)
  Elizabeth F Mathern (1903 - 1915)*
  Ethel E Mathern Clark (1905 - 1998)*
  Wilber Aloysus Mathern (1908 - 1989)*
  John Michael Mathern (1910 - 1994)*
  Carl Leon Mathern (1916 - 2014)*
  Paul Richard Mathern (1921 - 2006)
*Calculated relationship
Calvary Cemetery
O'Brien County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block D, Lot 276
Created by: Our Family History
Record added: Feb 21, 2013
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Paul Richard Mathern
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