June 25, 1923
— Dec. 3, 2002
MATTOON, Philip D. "Dud," 79, of Longmont, passed away Dec. 3, 2002, at his home. Memorial service Friday, December 6, at 2 p.m. at Central Presbyterian Church, with the Revs. Glenn Perica and Marilyn Yoder Boeke officiating. Cremation at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Memorial contributions may be made to Central Presbyterian Church in Longmont.
June 25, 1923 — Dec. 3, 2002
Philip D. “Dud” Mattoon of Longmont died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2002, at his home. He was 79. He was born June 25, 1923, to A. Maxwell and Margaret (Scilley) Mattoon in Loveland. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Colorado State University.
Mr. Mattoon served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater. In 1955, he moved to Longmont, where he taught vocational agriculture for 10 years (Longmont High School). He became the director of Adult and Vocational Education for the St. Vrain Valley School District and created the district’s Career Development Center.
He retired in 1976 and began working in adult education for the Presbyterian Church, locally and regionally.
Mr. Mattoon was a member of the Golden K. Kiwanis, the Longmont Educational Foundation, was a ruling elder at Central Presbyterian Church and served on numerous committees. He was an avid gardener and loved traveling, his mountain cabin, music and spending time with his family.
Mr. Mattoon was preceded in death by a brother and a sister. He is survived by his wife, Helen (Kester) Mattoon; three daughters, Jan Kimble and her husband Jim of Birmingham, Ala., Kit Josh and her husband Butch of Frederick and Jo Mattoon and her husband Walt Hubis of Louisville; a son, Jim Mattoon and his wife Judy of Loveland; seven grandchildren; a brother, Dr. James Mattoon and his wife Martha of Colorado Springs; a sister, Pat Waltermire and her husband Kent of Longmont; an aunt, Jule Clark; a sister-in-law, Ida Mattoon of Loveland; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Cremation has been held at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Central Presbyterian Church, with the Revs. Glenn Perica and Marilyn Yoder Boeke of the church officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Central Presbyterian Church, 402 Kimbark St., Longmont 80501.
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Sept. 26, 1924 — March 12, 2009
Helen Louise (Kester)MATTOON , 84, of Longmont died March 12, 2009, at the Peaks Care Center.
She was born Sept. 26, 1924, in Loveland to Glen and Edna (Graham) Kester. She graduated from Loveland High School and Colorado State University.
She and husband Dud spent their early marriage in Delta and explored the entire Western Slope of Colorado. After moving to Longmont in 1955, she taught science at Mead Junior High until 1964. Helen served as both an elder and a deacon at Central Presbyterian Church and as an active volunteer in the community. She was a master bridge player, and travel was an avocation. Family and her mountain cabin were her other great passions in life. Strong friendships were maintained through many groups, especially P.E.O. and her “Mondays” club.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband of 57 years, Philip “Dud” Mattoon.
Helen is survived by children Jan Kimble and husband Jim of Birmingham, AL, Kathryn “Kit” Josh and husband Walter “Butch” of Frederick, Jim Mattoon and wife Judy of Loveland, and Jo Mattoon and husband Walt Hubis of Lafayette. She also is survived by grandchildren Karen Kimble and husband Chris Jarrett of Decatur, GA, Steve Kimble of West Lafayette, IN, Erik Josh of Frederick, Caleb Mattoon of Upton, NY, Claire Mattoon Dinneen of Fort Collins and her husband Fintan of Dunmanway, Ireland, Rachel Carter and husband Mike of Greeley, Rebecca Hubis of Louisville, and great-granddaughter Airabella Carter of Greeley.
A memorial service will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Central Presbyterian Church, with the Rev. Ann Scheiber of the church officiating.
Cremation was conducted by Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory.
Memorial contributions may be made to Front Range Hospice.