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Betty Ann Matuska
Fr. Joe Forcelle
David Gill & Adam Morfeld
Garrett Matuska & Dennis Rothschadl
Organist ~ Kathy Koenig
Soloist ~ Pam Novak
“Precious Lord, Take My Hand”
“Those Who See Light”
“Here I Am Lord”
“How Great Thou Art”
Betty Ann Matuska was born on Sunday, April 18, 1937 to Adolph and Rose (Slaba) Kocmick in Wagner, South Dakota. She graduated Tyndall High School in 1955. On October 4, 1955, Betty was united in marriage to Leonard Matuska at St. Leo Catholic Church in Tyndall. Together they moved to Omaha, Nebraska in 1956 where she would work for Pamida Inc. for over 20 years. In 1995, she retired at the age of 55. Leonard and Betty enjoyed wintering in Arizona for 15 years. In 2000, they moved to Yankton and later settled in Tyndall in 2005. In her spare time, Betty loved to golf, dance, and bowl.
Betty passed away on Sunday, February 8, 2015 at Avera-Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton having attained the age of 77 years, 9 months, and 21 days.
She is survived and remembered by her husband Leonard Matuska of Tyndall; three children: Michael (Karen) Matuska of Canton, Colleen Matuska of Omaha, NE, and Rochelle (Stuart) Hoins of Castle Rock, CO; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Marilyn (Kenneth) Rothschadl and Jolene Dutcher; one brother Norman (Susan) Kocmick; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a niece.
My condolences to the Matuska and Kocmick famalies.
Pat Gorman Feb 11 2015 5:32 PM
Leonard and family - You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time of great loss. We hope the sweet memories will ease the pain and sorrow.
Bernie and Edrhys Balvin Feb 11 2015 1:45 PM
I will sure miss our Friday communion visits. Betty was such a sweet lady. God Blessed me richly for being able to spend our prayer time together.
Marge Stoebner Feb 9 2015 8:13 PM
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family during the difficult time. God Bless!
Dave and Cyndi Powers Feb 9 2015 3:10 PM