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Holy Cross Lutheran Church - Wartburg, IL
Tuesday July 23rd, 2019
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Orvel J. "Big O" Mathews

Orvel J. "Big O" Mathews, 85, of Waterloo, IL, died July 20, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. He was born June 1, 1934, in Foster Pond, IL.

He is survived by his children Sally (John) DeBourge and Melanie (David) Seders; grandchildren Brittany (Michael) Rednour, CJ Seders, Claire (Corey) Gaynor, Dylan Seders (Faith Bailey), and Lorna Seders; great grandchildren Addilynn Rednour, and Charlotte Seders; brothers Dennis (Lynn) Mathews and David Mathews; sister Janet Posey; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

Orvel is preceded in death by wife Nancy Mathews nee Prange; his parents Simon and Agnes Mathews nee Schneider; brothers John T., Dale F., and Clyde S. Mathews; brother-in-law Bill Posey

He retired from Columbia Quarry Plant #9 in Dupo and was a member of Maeystown Sportsmans Club.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Maeystown Sportsmans Club
American Cancer Society
or Donor's Choice

4 PM to 8 PM Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until time of service Wednesday at Quernheim Funeral Home

10 AM Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Matt Friz officiating

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A candle was lit in memory of Orvel Mathews

Marilyn Huddleston Jul 23 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Orvel Mathews

Joni and Justin Mills Jul 22 2019 12:00 AM

A TRADITION AND SPLENDOR was ordered on July 22, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Jul 22 2019 12:00 AM

Dennis & Lynn Mathews, so very sorry for your loss. Peace & Gods blessings on your family.

Tammy Mathews Buntting Jul 20 2019 12:00 AM