ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Delores M. Mathwig — Austin

AUSTIN — The funeral Mass for Delores M. Mathwig will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Austin, with the Rev. Joe Fogal officiating. Interment will be in St. John’s Cemetery in Bancroft, Iowa.

Mrs. Mathwig, 81, of Austin, died Sunday (March 16, 2008) at St. Mark’s Lutheran Home in Austin.

Delores Mary VonBank was born Oct. 20, 1926, in Swea City, Iowa. She graduated from St. John’s Catholic School in Bancroft. For many years, she raised and showed purebred Weimaraner dogs. She also did volunteer work with the Senior Citizens Center, Knights of Columbus, Golden Age Club, and the Catholic Foresters.

Survivors include two sisters, Dorothy Herron of San Antonio, Texas, and Agnes (Marvin) Kosbab of Fairmont, Minn.

Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mayer Funeral Home in Austin, with a CCW Rosary at 5 p.m. and wake service at 6:30 p.m. Friends may also call an hour before the service Wednesday at the church.

What To Read Next
Fundraising is underway to move the giant ball of twine from the Highland, Wisconsin, home of creator James Frank Kotera, who died last month at age 75, 44 years after starting the big ball.
Caitlin and Jason Keck’s two-year term on the American Farm Bureau Federation committee begins next month.
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission met on Jan. 5, 2023, to consider the application for Summit Carbon Solutions.
Qualified Minnesota farmers will receive dollar-for-dollar matching money to purchase farmland.