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John August Matson

Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Death 1 Jan 1960 (aged 83)
Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Mount Pleasant, Sanpete County, Utah, USA
Plot A_187_2_7
Memorial ID 140037 · View Source
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John August Matson, 83, Salt Lake City, died Friday in a Glendale hospital of pneumonia.
Born July 10, 1876, Mt. Pleasant, Sanpete County, to Peter and Mathilda Liljedahl Matson. Married Edna Tuft Nov. 23, 1897, Manti temple Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She died Feb. 21, 1958. Retired stonecutter and shoe repairman. Member LDS Church.
Survivors; sons,m daughters, J. Glen, Denver; Ralph W., Mrs. Thomas (Alice) Wiseman, Salt Lake City; Mrs. William (Vida) Lahr, Paradise, Calif.; Mrs. Frank (Thelma) Dunster, Glendale, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; brothers, Joseph, Salt Lake City; Otto T., Provo.

Salt Lake Tribune January 2, 1960

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 140037
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