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|Wednesday, 22 May 2013 09:27|
Gladys Matheny, 89, of Bowling Green, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
She was born in Wood County, Ohio to the late Harlow and Mabel (Harris) Sheperd. She married Clifford "Jim" Schroeder December 3, 1942 and he preceded her in death August 11, 1983. She later married Robert Matheny February 25, 1995 and he preceded her in death April 18, 1996.
Gladys worked for several years in the medical office of Dr. Roger Peatee, she later went on to work at the Newberry's (Dime Store) in Bowling Green. Gladys later served as the Assistant Postmaster in various communities including Portage and Weston, Ohio and also worked as a bookkeeper for many years at her husband's store, Portage Tire Service. Gladys later worked in the former Hallmark card store in Bowling Green.
She was a member of the St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Bowling Green, Ohio, and a graduate of Tontogany High School (now known as Otsego). She enjoyed being with her family.
Surviving are her daughters: Barbara (Charles) Reinmeyer, Bowling Green and Valerie (Michael) Busch, Cygent, Ohio; her sisters: Ethel Barnhizer, Temperance, Michigan; Vera (Paul) Moore and Janet (Gerald) Markin, both of Bowling Green, Ohio; grandchildren: Susan (Edward) Ramos, Christine (Kevin) Hosley, Wade Busch, Carey Busch, Allen (Amy) Reinmeyer, Brian Busch and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, brother: Clyde Sheperd, her sisters: Dorothy Brough, Thelma Meredith, Donna Marie Kelley and Bernice Sheperd, and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster St., PO Box 648, Bowling Green, OH 43402. The Funeral Service will be Friday, May 24, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 315 S. College Drive, Bowling Green, OH 43402. Interment will follow in the Wood County Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be gifted in Gladys' honor to Bridge Hospice, 1069 Klotz Road, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.
Online condolences, as well as fond memories, may be shared with Mrs. Matheny's family by visiting www.hannemanfh.com.
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