Ardis L. Mathews

FAIRMONT – A funeral service for Ardis L. Mathews, 92, of Fairmont, Minn., will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Fairmont, Minn., with interment in Fairview Memorial Park, Fairmont.

Ardis passed away Monday morning, April 29, 2013, at her home in Fairmont. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Ardis was an active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Fairmont. Ardis worked as a teacher and taught at rural districts 54, 62 and 80. She later taught at St. Paul Lutheran School in Fairmont for 25 years, until her retirement in 1989.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Nancy (Ron) Prigge of Brownsdale, Minn., Susan Schutte of Corcoran, Minn., Sally (Ray) Kermode of Shoreview, Minn., and Joel (Kathy) Mathews of Tampa, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; 23 great- grandchildren; sisters, Burnette Droegemueller, and Fern Fowler; sisters-in-law, Violet Krumwiede, and Valeta Childers; brother-in-law, Dan (Nancy) Mathews; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Along with her parents, Louis and Amalie Krumwiede, Ardis is preceded in death by her husband, Lynn Mathews; brothers, Sylvan Krumwiede and Glen Krumwiede; granddaughter, Jennifer Kermode; and son-in-law, Steven Schutte.