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Leonard W. 'Soupy' Matter

Leonard W. “Soupy” Matter, age 82 of Delano, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005 at the Delano Health Care Center.

He was born June 10, 1922 to Joseph and Clara (Kelsey) Mater in Franklin Township.

Soupy is survived by his wife of 58 years, Eva; his sister, Loreen Dixon; and brother Clem (wife Jean) Matter; sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and special friend, Jeff Kowalski and family.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial was Tuesday, Jan. 4 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Delano. The Rev. Michael Miller officiated, with music provided by Margaret Groskreutz, organist, and the Resurrection Choir. Interment was in the Calvary Cemetery in Delano.

Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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