Matilda Clara “Tillie” <I>Scheidt</I> Dewes


Matilda Clara “Tillie” Scheidt Dewes

Dyer, Lake County, Indiana, USA
Death 15 May 1975 (aged 85)
Griffith, Lake County, Indiana, USA
Burial Saint John, Lake County, Indiana, USA
Plot Sec 3N R4 GR33
Memorial ID 57402635 View Source

Date of marriage to Albert John Dewes: Oct. 15, 1913

Matilda C. Dewes, age 85, of 1041 Highway 330, Griffith, Ind., formerly of St. John, Ind., passed away Thurs., May 15, 1975 at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital, Dyer. Survivors: seven sons, Lawrence (Alma) of Merrillville, Arthur (Rosalee) of Cedar Lake, Ind., Richard (Grace) of Nisswa, Minnesota, Alfred (Wanda) of Phoenix, Arizona, Gil (Margie) Brainerd, Minnesota, Francis (Jean) of Drakesville, Iowa and Joseph (Juanita) of Lowell; three daughters, Mrs. John (Dorothy) Flaherty of Hammond and Mrs. Nicholas (Genevieve) Doffin of Schererville, Mrs. William (Agnes) Effinger of Cedar Lake; 40 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Thiel of St. John, Ind., Mrs. Joseph (Lena) Shaffer of Hammond, Mrs. Rose Lindberg of Hammond and Mrs. Clara McCarron of Los Angeles, Calif; preceded in death by husband, Albert J., also two sons, Edward and Laverne.

Funeral services Mon., May 19, 9:45 a.m. from the Fagen-Miller Funeral Gardens, 1920 Hart St., Dyer, and 10:15 a.m., St. Michael's Catholic Church, Schererville, Rev. Bernard Shank officiating. Burial, St. John Catholic Cemetery, St. John, Ind. Friends may call Saturday 7 to 10 p.m. and 2 to 5 and 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday. Liturgical wake services will be help 8 p.m. Sunday followed by the Rosary by the Altar and Rosary Society.

She was a lifelong resident of the area; member of St. Michael's Altar and Rosary Society; and a member of the World War II Mother's Club.

Abstracted by Judy Dewes Jones


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  • Maintained by: JJones
  • Originally Created by: Dana
  • Added: 21 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 57402635
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Matilda Clara “Tillie” Scheidt Dewes (21 Nov 1889–15 May 1975), Find a Grave Memorial ID 57402635, citing Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Cemetery, Saint John, Lake County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by JJones (contributor 48246568) .