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Judith A. Matheson, 74

June 16, 2017
Faribault County Register

Rake, Iowa A funeral service for Judith Ann (Legried) Matheson was held on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church, Rake, Iowa, Reverend Doug Rokke officiated. Interment was held at the West Cemetery in Rake.

Judith Ann (Legried) Matheson, the daughter of Fred and Kathryn (Eberhardt) Weber, was born Aug. 26, 1942, in Mankato. Following her graduation from Blue Earth High School in 1960 Judy moved to Minneapolis and worked for Northwestern National Bank.

On Jan. 8, 1961, she was united in marriage to Keith Legried. The couple ran a caf in Rake and in 1964 began farming east of town. Together they raised two children, Brian and Beth. They enjoyed spending time with friends, meandering road trip vacations and farming together until Keith's death in 1990. She continued farming with her son-in-law Randy until retiring in 1994.

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Judith Matheson

Judy was united in marriage to Glendon Matheson on Feb. 2, 1992 and continued working part time in the Rake Post Office and the community grocery store. Judy enjoyed gardening, writing poetry, bird watching, reading and never met an animal she didn't like. She was involved in the community, an active member of the Zion Lutheran Church and served on the Rake Library board.

Judy died Monday, June 12, 2017, at the Lake Mills Care Center. She was 74 years old.

She is survived by her husband; Glendon Matheson; son, Brian (Tonia Denzer) Legried of Omaha, Nebraska; daughter, Beth (Randy) Risius of Buffalo Center, Iowa; grandson, Erik Legried and granddaughter, Sarah Legried.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband Keith Legried and her brother, Fred Weber Jr.

Judy will be remembered as a loving wife and mother, proud grandmother, caring friend and dedicated servant of the Lord.

Oakcrest Funeral Services - Winter Chapel, www.oakcrestfuneralservices.com

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Zion Lutheran Church, Rake Library or Hospice of North Iowa.

 
 

 

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