Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

April 1, 2014

Ralph Eugene Mathews

The Daily Iowegian

---- — Ralph Eugene Mathews, 62, of Glenwood, passed away Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Neb.

He was born May 2, 1951 in Centerville, the son of Friel and Lesteretta Mathews.

Ralph is survived by his mother, Lesteretta Mathews of Centerville; brothers, Rick (Mary Louise) Mathews of Centerville and Randy (Cathy) Mathews of Marion; a sister-in-law, Alice Mathews of Loveland, Colo.; and uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Friel Mathews; grandparents, Ralph and Margaret Mathews and Lester and Hazel Houser; and his brother, Ron Mathews.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. today at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Cincinnati with Pastor Kay Singley officiating. Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville has been entrusted with the care of the Mathews family.

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