Wendell Matheson

Wendell M. Matheson died Thursday, July 25, 2013.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1 at Holcomb-Henry-Boom-Purcell, 515 W. Highway 96, Shoreview. A gathering will begin at 10 am. Private interment will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Betty Lou; children, Mary Kennedy, Michael (Elaine), Mark (Beverly), Matthew, Maureen (Eric) Zaske; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; siblings, Vivian Person, Laurel (Gary) Stenlund, Don (Vivian), Lee (Marge); several nieces, nephews and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and brothers.

Memorials are preferred to the Sandra J. Schulze American Cancer Society Hope Lodge, 411 Second St. NW, Rochester, MN 55901