Plains Edition Obituaries for 8-21-10 | TheFencePost.com

Plains Edition Obituaries for 8-21-10

Ida K. Mathers, 100, of North Platte died Aug. 10, 2010, at her home.

She was born June 20, 1910, to Frank and Anna (Johnson) Haddock in Ringgold, Neb.

She grew up in Ringgold and the North Platte area. In her younger years she was raised by her Grandma Johnson. She was a nanny for the Langford and Polous families.

She later married Clarence J. Mathers on June 5, 1935, in Julesburg, Colo. The couple moved to Brule where they farmed before moving to the Mather’s ranch, near Tryon.

The couple moved to North Platte in 1945. She later worked at the Stanford Lodge in North Platte.

She was very active in the North Platte Senior Center, delivering Meals on Wheels for many years, serving over 1,400 hours. She was a member of the American Legion and the Eagles Club.

Recommended Stories For You

She enjoyed dancing with her friends, wherever the dances were. She enjoyed her family and especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her three daughters, Marylene Houser of Littleton, Colo., Patricia Albers of Sidney, Neb., and Verdena (Doug) Knott of North Platte; one son, Daniel (Martha) Mathers of Maxwell; sister-in-law, Eldora Bomberger of North Platte; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, C.J. in 1973; a daughter, Karen (Yates) Mathers; two grandsons, Delbert Wheeler and Joseph Yates; four brothers and four sisters.

Ida K. Mathers, 100, of North Platte died Aug. 10, 2010, at her home.

She was born June 20, 1910, to Frank and Anna (Johnson) Haddock in Ringgold, Neb.

She grew up in Ringgold and the North Platte area. In her younger years she was raised by her Grandma Johnson. She was a nanny for the Langford and Polous families.

She later married Clarence J. Mathers on June 5, 1935, in Julesburg, Colo. The couple moved to Brule where they farmed before moving to the Mather’s ranch, near Tryon.

The couple moved to North Platte in 1945. She later worked at the Stanford Lodge in North Platte.

She was very active in the North Platte Senior Center, delivering Meals on Wheels for many years, serving over 1,400 hours. She was a member of the American Legion and the Eagles Club.

She enjoyed dancing with her friends, wherever the dances were. She enjoyed her family and especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her three daughters, Marylene Houser of Littleton, Colo., Patricia Albers of Sidney, Neb., and Verdena (Doug) Knott of North Platte; one son, Daniel (Martha) Mathers of Maxwell; sister-in-law, Eldora Bomberger of North Platte; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, C.J. in 1973; a daughter, Karen (Yates) Mathers; two grandsons, Delbert Wheeler and Joseph Yates; four brothers and four sisters.

Ida K. Mathers, 100, of North Platte died Aug. 10, 2010, at her home.

She was born June 20, 1910, to Frank and Anna (Johnson) Haddock in Ringgold, Neb.

She grew up in Ringgold and the North Platte area. In her younger years she was raised by her Grandma Johnson. She was a nanny for the Langford and Polous families.

She later married Clarence J. Mathers on June 5, 1935, in Julesburg, Colo. The couple moved to Brule where they farmed before moving to the Mather’s ranch, near Tryon.

The couple moved to North Platte in 1945. She later worked at the Stanford Lodge in North Platte.

She was very active in the North Platte Senior Center, delivering Meals on Wheels for many years, serving over 1,400 hours. She was a member of the American Legion and the Eagles Club.

She enjoyed dancing with her friends, wherever the dances were. She enjoyed her family and especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her three daughters, Marylene Houser of Littleton, Colo., Patricia Albers of Sidney, Neb., and Verdena (Doug) Knott of North Platte; one son, Daniel (Martha) Mathers of Maxwell; sister-in-law, Eldora Bomberger of North Platte; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, C.J. in 1973; a daughter, Karen (Yates) Mathers; two grandsons, Delbert Wheeler and Joseph Yates; four brothers and four sisters.

Ida K. Mathers, 100, of North Platte died Aug. 10, 2010, at her home.

She was born June 20, 1910, to Frank and Anna (Johnson) Haddock in Ringgold, Neb.

She grew up in Ringgold and the North Platte area. In her younger years she was raised by her Grandma Johnson. She was a nanny for the Langford and Polous families.

She later married Clarence J. Mathers on June 5, 1935, in Julesburg, Colo. The couple moved to Brule where they farmed before moving to the Mather’s ranch, near Tryon.

The couple moved to North Platte in 1945. She later worked at the Stanford Lodge in North Platte.

She was very active in the North Platte Senior Center, delivering Meals on Wheels for many years, serving over 1,400 hours. She was a member of the American Legion and the Eagles Club.

She enjoyed dancing with her friends, wherever the dances were. She enjoyed her family and especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her three daughters, Marylene Houser of Littleton, Colo., Patricia Albers of Sidney, Neb., and Verdena (Doug) Knott of North Platte; one son, Daniel (Martha) Mathers of Maxwell; sister-in-law, Eldora Bomberger of North Platte; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, C.J. in 1973; a daughter, Karen (Yates) Mathers; two grandsons, Delbert Wheeler and Joseph Yates; four brothers and four sisters.

Ida K. Mathers, 100, of North Platte died Aug. 10, 2010, at her home.

She was born June 20, 1910, to Frank and Anna (Johnson) Haddock in Ringgold, Neb.

She grew up in Ringgold and the North Platte area. In her younger years she was raised by her Grandma Johnson. She was a nanny for the Langford and Polous families.

She later married Clarence J. Mathers on June 5, 1935, in Julesburg, Colo. The couple moved to Brule where they farmed before moving to the Mather’s ranch, near Tryon.

The couple moved to North Platte in 1945. She later worked at the Stanford Lodge in North Platte.

She was very active in the North Platte Senior Center, delivering Meals on Wheels for many years, serving over 1,400 hours. She was a member of the American Legion and the Eagles Club.

She enjoyed dancing with her friends, wherever the dances were. She enjoyed her family and especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her three daughters, Marylene Houser of Littleton, Colo., Patricia Albers of Sidney, Neb., and Verdena (Doug) Knott of North Platte; one son, Daniel (Martha) Mathers of Maxwell; sister-in-law, Eldora Bomberger of North Platte; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, C.J. in 1973; a daughter, Karen (Yates) Mathers; two grandsons, Delbert Wheeler and Joseph Yates; four brothers and four sisters.