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MISSION - Gene Matthews, 80, passed away Sept. 25, 2011 at his residence in Mission.

Mr. Matthews worked for Advance Transformer in Boscobel, WI until his retirement in 1989. He and Zelma moved to Texas permanently in 2004.

He is survived by his wife Zelma Matthews; children, Jeanne Harle of Woodman, WI, Kathleene (Loran) Greene of Lena, IL and Joseph (Jillann) Matthews of Woodman, WI; grandchildren, Stacey Oldenburg Meyer, Brett Greene, Sarah Matthews and Aaron Matthews; great-grandchildren, Nathan Oldrenburg, Andrea Oldenburg, Matthews Greene and Hunter Greene; sister Gale, Matthews of Fennimore, WI; and a brother, David Matthews of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Services will follow at a later date in Wisconsin.

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