Mary E. Matthias

Mar 17, 2020
Matthias, Mary


A private family service was held.

A recording of the service was posted below.


Garden of Memories cemetery in Waterloo


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Mary Matthias, 79 of Waterloo, died Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at UnityPoint Allen Hospital in Waterloo. She was born on September 29, 1940 in Jesup, the daughter of Joseph and Florence (Youngblut) Fischels. She graduated from Don Bosco High School.

Mary owned and operated the Tollgate Tavern in Dunkerton for several years. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and enjoyed playing Gin Rummy, going to the casino, collecting antiques, and loved spending time with her family.

Survivors include: two sons, Robert (Angela) Matthias of Denver and Michael “Todd” Ohl  of Fairbank; two Brothers Cleo (Jane) Fischels of Jesup, and Joe Fischels of Gilbertville;  sister Bonnie Weber of Gilbertville; four grandchildren, Gage Matthias, Chloe Patterson, Clint Ohl, Jessica Heidt; and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Chuck Ohl; and three brothers Ronald, Melvin and Gerald Fischels.

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