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Subject: [MIKALAMA kalamazoo] Charles Matrau
Date: 13 Jan 2003 18:21:30 -0700
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Surnames: Matrau, Rager, Snyder, Swindell, Myers, Fuller, Corey, Crawford, Sootsman
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Passed away January 12, 2003 at Butterworth Hospital. He was born June 10, 1932 in Kalamazoo, the son of Samuel and Violet (Rager) Matrau. Charles worked as a window and door maker for most of his life. He enjoyed the out-of-doors, but he had a love for woodworking. In 1977, he married Sandra Snyder, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Penny Swindell and Cindy (Michael) Myers, both of Kalamazoo; two step-daughters, Noreen (Dan) Fuller of Big Rapids, Cheryl (Mark) Corey of Newaygo; two sons, Charles Jr. of Kalamazoo, Daniel of Galesburg; a step-son, Bill Crawford of Kalamazoo; 15 grandchildren; 6 great-grand-children; two sisters, Berniece Snyder, and Louise Sootsman, both of Newaygo; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one sister. Funeral Services will take place at 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the Heckman Funeral Home in Howard City, with Pastor Glenn Mayo officiating. Memorials to the American Heart Association ma!
y be left at the funeral home, where friends may call on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until time of services at 1:00 p.m.
Published in the Kalamazoo Gazette on 1/13/2003. (posted by a volunteer-no family connection)