Lucille O. Matter, 81

Lucille O. Matter of Cedarburg passed away peacefully Jan. 22, 2013, at Horizon Hospice Center in Mequon. She was 81 years old.

Lucille was born on April 24, 1931, in Grafton, the daughter of George and Louisa Krohn Anschuetz. She married Roman Matter June 3, 1950, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. He preceded her in death in 1993. Lucille worked in the laundry for the Cedarburg School District.

She was a charter member of Faith Lutheran Church in Cedarburg and is a former choir director for the church choir. Lucille was also a member of the Homemakers Club, and enjoyed gardening, quilting, cooking, and dearly loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her three children, Mark (Amy) Matter of Cedarburg, Gary (Jeri) Matter of Chilton and Cindy Matter of Cedarburg. She is also survived by six grandchildren, Nick (Kendra) Matter of Grafton, Nathan (special friend Heather Rucks) Matter of Cedarburg, Lesley (Matthew) Wunrow of Chilton, Krysta (fiancÚ Brandon Poehlein) Matter of Chilton, Peter Pautz and Heidi Pautz of Cedarburg; and three great-grandchildren, Kali Schmunck, Leigha Wunrow and Colson Matter. Further survivors include her sister, Annie (the late Lester) Hardt of Jackson; brothers and sisters-in-law, Lucille (the late Elroy) Matter of Menomonee Falls, Evelyn (Vernon) Guhl of Cedarburg, Earl Matter of Arizona, Rosie (the late Merl) Matter of Cedarburg, and Jerome (Donna) Matter of Arizona; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roman; sister, Erna (the late Alex) Biemborn; sisterin- law, Beatrice (the late Victor) Bublitz; and greatgrandson, Braydon Matter.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, N35 W6621 Wilson St., Cedarburg, with the Rev. John Norquist officiating. She will be laid to rest next to Roman at Zur Ruhe Cemetery in Cedarburg. Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 25, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Eernisse Funeral Home, 1167 Washington Ave., Cedarburg, and again on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Faith Lutheran Church.

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