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Mattie Marietta Mathias Kilen
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1918
Rockingham County
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 2012
Tiffin
Seneca County
Ohio, USA

Mattie M. Kilen, 94, of Tiffin, died at 10:25 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Volunteers of America Autumnwood Care Center, Tiffin.

Mattie was born Sept. 23, 1918, in Cootesstore, Va., to Jessie and Alma (Runion) Mathias. She married Kensel Kilen Jan. 11, 1941, in Canfield, and he preceded her in death.

Mattie is survived by three sons, David (Kathleen) Kilen and Edwin (Linda) Kilen, both of Tiffin, and Donald (Darlene) Kilen of Arizona; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Jane Thaxton of Tiffin and Margaret Cross of Mansfield.

Mattie was a homemaker and attended St. Mary Catholic Church, Tiffin. Mattie was a graduate of Columbian High School.

Mattie also was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Norval, Paul and Jerry Mathias; and a sister, Bernice Biller.

Graveside services will be at Seneca Memory Gardens, Tiffin
December 5, 2012
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Her Husband in Census

1920 Census
Minnesota
Otto Kilen M 48y Norway
Christine Kilen F 39y Sweden
Albin P Kilen M 16y Minnesota
Edwin O Kilen M 13y Minnesota
Causel O Kilen M 11y Minnesota
Myrtle B Kilen F 10y Minnesota
Viola Kilen F 9y Minnesota
Martin Krogscend M 68y Norway

1930 Census
Minnesota
Otto Kilen M 59 Norway
Christena Kilen F 49 Sweden
Albin P Kilen M 26 Minnesota
Kensil O Kilen M 22 Minnesota
Ester V Kilen F 18 Minnesota
Leona J Kilen F 9 Minnesota

1940 Census
Edward Betts 34
Viola Betts 29
Joan Lynn Betts 1
Kensel Kilen 32 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jesse Lambert Mathias (1888 - 1978)
  Margaret Alma Runion Mathias (1896 - 1971)
 
 Spouse:
  Otto Kensel Kilen (1908 - 1953)
 
 Siblings:
  Norval Lambert Mathias (1912 - 1989)*
  Berniece Kathleen Mathias Biller (1917 - 2001)*
  Mattie Marietta Mathias Kilen (1918 - 2012)
  Paul James Mathias (1921 - 2005)*
  Betty Jane Mathias Thaxton (1930 - 2014)*
  Gerald Eugene Mathias (1936 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Seneca Memory Gardens
Tiffin
Seneca County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Gathering Roots
Record added: Aug 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95624882
Mattie Marietta <i>Mathias</i> Kilen
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Mattie Marietta <i>Mathias</i> Kilen
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Mattie Marietta <i>Mathias</i> Kilen
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