Alexa C. Matthews, 77

Alexa C. Matthews (nee Wondra), age 77, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2013. She was born on Sept. 30, 1935, to the late Anthony and Regina (nee Serwe) Wondra. She was raised in the town of Ashford and graduated from Campbellsport High School class of 1954. She married Ervin Matthews on June 24, 1961, who preceded her in death in 1964. After his death, she gave birth to their daughter, Carolyn, and raised her as a single mother in West Bend. Alexa was very close to her family, as well as Ervin’s family. She was a homemaker and also worked as a secretary for several companies over the years. She enjoyed going to the casinos, polka dancing, and above all, spending time with her grandchildren. She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church.

She is survived by her loving daughter, Carolyn (David) Jonas of Jackson; cherished grandchildren, Dalton and Connor Jonas; and dear sister, Annabelle Schickert. She is further survived by other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by her brothers, Ralph, Sylvon, Norman Wondra; and special friend, Joe Crish.

The Funeral Service for will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 6 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend) with Deacon Mark Jansen presiding. The visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the time of service at 6 p.m. Interment will take place at St. Kilian Catholic Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Kaufmann, Dr. Olafsson, Dr. Mall, Interfaith Caregivers, and the staff members of Samaritan Health Center, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Midwest Dialysis Center of West Bend for all their loving care.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.