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Rosa Ella (Pizer) Mathrews (1872-1935)


Posted By: Dorian Myhre (email)
Date: 1/20/2021 at 12:39:08

From Nevada Evening Journal October 14, 1935 (page 3)

Mrs. W. R. Matthews* Interred at Iowa Center

The body of Mrs. W. R. Matthews* was laid to rest in Evergreen cemetery, Iowa Center, after services in the Evangelical church of Nevada, with Rev. Olson, former pastor in charge, assisted by Rev. J. D. Klooz present pastor of the church.

Rosa Ella Piser*, daughter of James and Jane Piser*, was born in Waterloo, Ia., April 22, 1872, and passed away in her home south of Nevada, Oct. 4, 1935, having attained the age of 63 years 5 months and 18 days.

She lived during the years of her youth at Iowa Center. She was united in marriage to W. R. Matthews*, April 3, 1895. To this union were born five children. A daughter Ruby Irva preceded her in death.

At the age of 17 years she was converted at the Iowa Center church and was a faithful attendant there for several years In the year 1931 during and evangelical meeting held at Nevada church, she was reclaimed and united with this church where she maintained her membership at the time of her death.

She was a good mother and faithful to her family, always very patiently met the problems of life.

She leaves to mourn her departure besides her husband, three sons William James and Burl of this city, Herb Hugh of Maxwell and a daughter Mrs. Harold Matters of Ames also seven grandchildren. A sister Mrs. Halterman of New Hampton, two brothers, Herb Piser of Denver, Colorado, James Piser of England, together with a host of other relatives and friends who will miss her from their midst.

*SUBMITTER'S NOTE: Rosa Ella Pizer (not Piser as stated) married William Richard Mathews (not Matthews as stated) on 3 April 1895 in Story County, Iowa. She was the daughter of James Bridle Pizer ad Jane Anna Stride.


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