Marie M Matz, age 101, of New London, died at St. Joseph’s Residence in New London, on Monday, October 4, 2010, following a short illness. Marie was born on July 17, 1909, in Appleton, Wisconsin, the daughter of the late Fred and Bertha (Selig) Schoess. On October 28, 1933, she married Leonard Matz who preceded her in death in 1981. Marie lived and farmed in Maple Creek since 1936 and was a resident of St. Joseph’s Residence since 2006. She was a very faithful member of Grace Lutheran Church in Sugar Bush all her life. Marie enjoyed gardening, needle work and most of all her family and church. Marie is survived by her sons, Leon (Donna), New London and Duane (Joyce) Matz, Appleton; grandchildren, Karl (Barb) Wege, Oshkosh, Lynn (Craig) Boesch, New Ulm, MN, Tom Matz, New London, Judy (Tim) Hansen, New London, Mark (Carla) Matz, Hortonville, Ann (Shannon) Dailey, Appleton, Beth (Rod) Solem, Seymour; great-grandchildren, Kurt (Leann) Wege, Eric Wege, Stacy Boesch, Jena Hansen, Jamie Matz, Kristi Matz, Kelly Matz, Angela Dailey, Tricia Dailey, Christina Dailey, Cole Solem, Chase Solem; one great-great-granddaughter, Savannah Wege; son-in-law, Melvin Wege; and special friends, Kathy Wege and Henrietta Jensen. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Leonard; daughter, Audrey Wege; and brother, Carl Schoess. A funeral service for Marie was held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 7, 2010, at Grace Lutheran Church in Sugar Bush, with Reverend Brian Hennig officiating. Family and friends called directly at church on Thursday morning from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial was in Union Cemetery, Hortonville.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at St. Joseph’s Residence for the years of wonderful care and also to the nurses of Heartland Hospice.
Some people come into
Our lives & quickly go…
Others stay awhile leaving
Beautiful footprints on our hearts…And we are never quite the same. God blesses each one of us the day we were born because he brought us into your life. We each have our special memories of you that we will hold treasured in our hearts forever. We’ll never forget the day the angels came to bring you home to Grandpa. We love you forever and always. Love Ann and Beth