Beverly Rose Mattern
Nov. 16, 1931-Sept. 21, 2012
PLYMOUTH — Beverly Rose Mattern, 80, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 at 9:25 a.m. in the Elkhart Hospice House.
She was born Nov. 16, 1931 the daughter of Ellis Lloyd and Lillian Jack Stiles. She attended West High School.
Beverly was married to Clyde H. Mattern who preceded her in death March 13, 1982. She was later then married to John L. Mattern who preceded her in death Nov. 23, 1999.
She worked for 20 years at Plymouth Parkview Hospital as a Certified Nursing Assistant; she then moved on to work for Michiana Community Hospital until the time of her retirement in the early ‘90s.
Beverly’s favorite things were cooking and working in her yard. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by a son Albert A. Mattern of LaPaz; a daughter Selena R. and Steven Waldo of Buchanan, Mich.; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a sister Ilene and Glen Hardesty of Grovertown; and three brothers, Vernon and Phyllis Stiles and Ellis and Sandy Stiles Jr. both of Plymouth; and Larry & Jane Stiles of Tennessee.
Beverly was preceded in death by husbands Clyde and John, a son Clyde “Joker” Mattern, a brother Gaylord Monroe Stiles, and a sister Helma Pearson.
The family will receive friends at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral services, officiated by Chaplain Ed Wilsberg, of the Center for Hospice, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, in the funeral home.
Burial will follow in the Bremen Cemetery, Bremen.
Memorial contributions in Beverly’s memory may be made to the Center for Hospice 111 Sunnybrook Court, South Bend, IN 46637.