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Barbara Matter

December 1, 1933 — October 29, 2018

Minonk- Barbara L. Matter, 84, of Minonk, IL, passed away at 6:42 p.m., Monday, October 29, 2018 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.

She was born December 1, 1933 in Batavia, IL to Walter and Judith (Anderson) Hoffman. She married Raymond E. Matter on August 17, 1957 in Batavia, IL. He survives.

Also surviving is one daughter Susie Matter of Lisle, IL; two sons, Donald (Doris) Matter of Atlanta, GA and Scott (Susan) Matter of Belleville, IL; one brother, Robert (Maxine) Hoffman of Elgin, IL; and four grandchildren, Alex Matter and Michael, Chase and Kamden DeJournett.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one infant son Daniel.

Barb was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Minonk. She was also a former member of P.E.O. She worked as a secretary for Dana Grade School for a short period of time before staying home to raise her family. She always enjoyed spending time with her family. She was an enthusiastic scrabble player and liked meeting her friends for coffee. Barb also enjoyed traveling with her husband Ray.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk. Pastor Ed Sinclair will officiate. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m., Thursday at the funeral home prior to services. Burial will be in Minonk Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society or the charity of the donor's choice.

Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.

Visitation

NOV 1. 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris - Minonk
775 North Chestnut Street
Minonk, IL 61760

Funeral Service

NOV 1. 10:30 AM (CDT)

Ruestman-Harris - Minonk
775 North Chestnut Street
Minonk, IL 61760

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