Clara M. Korach Voges Matson

Monday, September 21, 2015

Clara M. Korach Voges Matson, 101, of O'Fallon, formerly of Shell Knob, passed away Wednesday, Sept.16, 2015, in O'Fallon.

She was born Jan. 19, 1914, in Arma, Kan., the daughter of Otto and Lean (Ott) Osana. On Nov. 2, 2004, in Shell Knob, she was united in marriage to Arnold Matson, who survives. Also surviving are one son Terry Korach and his wife Janice, of Shell Knob; stepchildren, Larry Matson and his wife, Sally, of Lake Charles, La., Charles Matson and his wife, Judy, of Myakka City, Fla., Kevin Matson and his wife, Shari, of O'Fallon, Martha Eiter and her husband, Art, of Decatur, Ill. and Karen Tipple and her husband, Dave, of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Mary Morrison, of Arma, Kan., and Louise Casaletto and her husband, Kas, of Franklin, Kan.; 18 grandchildren; and 14 great- grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her first husband Joe Korach; second husband Alvin Voges; two brothers, Otto and Joe and two sisters, Lena and Emma.

She grew up and received her education in Kansas and attended Business College. She was a member of Central Community United Methodist Church in Shell Knob.

Funeral services were held Saturday in Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob. Rev. Bill Kenagy conducted the services. Burial was at McGuire Cemetery, Shell Knob.

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