MATHEWSON – Kenneth Lorne Mathewson died on November 25,1985 in the Bassano General Hospital at the age of 47 years.
He was born at Bexley, Ontario and came west to Bassano in 1955.
He was employed with Jack Tracy in Hussar for two and a half years and then worked for LK Ranches.
He married Pat Emel on July 21, 1965 and resided at Fort St. John for three years returning to Bassano to work at the XL Feed Mill. He started Ken’s Trucking in 1971 hauling hay and lately hauling gravel.
Surviving are his wife Pat of Bassano: two daughters, Jo-Anne and Tammy of Bassano: his father David Mathewson of Kerkfield. Ontario: his mother Evelyn Bretnell of Lindsay, Ontario: a brother Donald of Calgary: step-brother Jerry Bretnell of Toronto: step-sister Marrilyn Bretnell of Yellowknife: and numerous nieces and nephew .
Funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 28 at 2 p.m. in Knox Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Hector Rose officiating. Interment will follow in the Bassano cemetery.
Pallbearers are Leonard Gilbert, Bemard Moss, Terry Draper, John Bergen, Dennis Lemire and Rick Armstrong.
If friends desire memorial donations may be made to the Knox Presbyterian Church Building Fund.
Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.