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Earl E. Matheson

  • Birth 28 Jul 1921 Columbus, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 1 Feb 2000 Franklin, Crawford County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Specifically: Cherokee County, Oklahoma
  • Memorial ID 9177872

~*~ Earl E. Matheson ~*~
(July 28, 1921 ~ February 1, 2000)

** Veteran Army Air Corps (WWII)**
*(Bronze Star and the Purple Heart)*

Earl E. Matheson, 78, of Franklin, Kansas, passed away at his home of a sudden illness. He had been living with his son the past few years.

Son of John and Pearl Crowder Matheson.

He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the Army Air Corps. He received the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. He was a prisoner of war twice, shot down during bombing raids in a B-17, and was in the 1000 Mile Death March in Germany.

He married Jennie D. Laizure on Sept. 30, 1948, at Fairfield, California. She preceded him in death on Oct. 20, 1995.

Richard "Rick" Matheson of Franklin, Ks.
Barbara Price of St. Joseph, Mo.
Teresa Ellison of Pittsburg, Ks.
Lynn Matheson of Hutchinson, Ks.
Janice Atkinson of Little Rock, Ark.


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  • Created by: Barb J "John 3:16"
  • Added: 25 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9177872
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Earl E. Matheson (28 Jul 1921–1 Feb 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9177872, ; Maintained by Barb J "John 3:16" (contributor 46619619) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, who reports a Cherokee County, Oklahoma.