Betty Jo Matheson |

Betty Jo Matheson

Betty Jo Matheson, 90, a longtime resident of Carbondale, passed away December 15, 2014.

She was born in Hotchkiss, Colorado, on June 26, 1924, to Arnold and Manila Walther.

Betty met and married Donald Matheson while living in Minturn, Colorado. He preceded her in death in 1954.

Betty loved her time spent with family. She was a loving mother, fantastic grandmother, and great-grandmother.

She left her family with wonderful memories, and they will forever miss her.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Conard Walther, sister Lucille Maurin, husband Donald Matheson, and their son Clifford Matheson.

Betty is survived by her sister Julia Shoemaker, son Ken Matheson, daughter LaDonna Smith, grandchildren Jon Smith, Keith Smith, Makahla Matheson-Bulik, great-grandchildren Mason, Allison, and Emma, along with many nieces, nephews, and their families.

View and memorial services will be held at Rifle Funeral Home. Viewing on December 18 from 1-3 p.m. Services on December 19 at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite charity.

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