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Paul Alan Matson

  • Birth 13 Nov 1946 Lexington, Dawson County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 10 Oct 2009 Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Lexington, Dawson County, Nebraska, USA
  • Memorial ID 43013073

Paul A. Matson, 62, of Johnson Lake, Nebraska, died Saturday, October 10, 2009, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney, Nebraska. Paul was born November 13, 1946, at Lexington, Nebraska to Theodore and Edith (Margritz) Matson.

Paul was a 1965 Lexington High School graduate. He then went on to further his education at Wesleyan University, graduating in 1970, he then attained his M.B.A. at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

Paul was united in marriage to Lynn Schmitt on April 10, 1971, at Madison, Nebraska. The couple lived for a time in Omaha and St. Paul, Nebraska. They moved to Lexington in 1977. Paul was self-employed his entire life in the Financial Investment business.

Paul was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Rotary International, Thistle Masonic Lodge and Tehama Shrine. He was a true outdoorsman.

Survivors include his wife: Lynn Matson of Johnson Lake, Nebraska; Aaron Matson and special friend (Allison Daley) of Omaha, Nebraska; Daughter: Melissa Matson and husband (Dan Lindberg) of Boston, Massachusetts; Father: Pastor John (Glenna) Craig of Lexington, Nebraska; brothers: John Clark (E.J.) Craig of Denver, Colorado Paul Craig of Anchorage, AlaskaThree sisters: Pauline Peterson of San Antonio, Texas Heather (Craig) Oldsen of Ponca, Nebraska J. Ann Craig (Marisa Villareal) of New York City; stepbrothers: Richard Zern of Overton, Nebraska Mike (Tracy) Zern of Overton, Nebraska; Sister-in-law: Pat (Richard) Mueting of Kearney, Nebraska

Paul was preceded in death by his parents Ted Matson & Edith Matson Craig.





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  • Added: 12 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43013073
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Paul Alan Matson (13 Nov 1946–10 Oct 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43013073, citing First United Methodist Church Columbarium, Lexington, Dawson County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by CPR (contributor 46798335) .