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Marcia Dee Mathes

Updated: Nov 27, 2023

March 31, 1947 — November 9, 2023 Pleasanton, Kansas

Marcia D. (Adamson) Mathes passed peacefully November 9, 2023, at home surrounded by family. She was born to Earnest & Lavon Adamson March 31, 1947, in Columbus, KS.

Marcia grew up in Columbus and attended Cherokee County High School. She married the love of her life and best friend, Bill Mathes, on February 27, 1966. He survives of the home.

Marcia had an in-home daycare for 26 years, caring for many children in the Columbus area. She enjoyed attending grandchildren's sporting events, traveling with friends, scrapbooking and fishing with Bill. They spent several of their last years together at Grand Lake.

Additional survivors include her children Mike (Susan) Mathes of Columbus, KS, and Meredith (Kenny) Johnson of Pleasanton, KS; grandchildren, Lauren (Andrew) Williams-Finley, Addison Williams, Ryder Mathes, Bryce Johnson and Neyla Johnson; great-grandchildren Gracie and Waylon; and several nieces and nephews.

Marcia was preceded in death by her parents and siblings and their spouses, Alieen (Johnny) Mack, Ray (Janelle) Adamson, Margie (Hal) Higginbotham, Norman (Bruna) Adamson, and infant sisters, Peggy & Wilma Adamson.

Cremation is under the direction of Schneider Funeral Home and no services are planned.

(Published in the Linn County Journal on November 10, 2023.)

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