Obituary: Judith "Judy" M. Matson

November 6, 1940 - April 27, 2022
Judith "Judy" M. Matson
November 6, 1940 - April 27, 2022
Posted at 11:50 AM, May 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-02 13:51:24-04

Judith “Judy” M. Matson, aged 81, died on April 27, 2022, in Great Falls, MT. Judy was born on November 6, 1940, to Paul and Betty Moore in Centerville, Indiana. Following her 1961 graduation from Parkview School of Nursing in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

In Denver she met and married her husband, Gordon Matson. She and Gordon, an electrical engineer, lived and worked in Missouri, British Columbia, California, Wyoming, Montana, and North Dakota, meeting many lifelong friends along the way. They retired to Great Falls, MT.

A creative person, Judy enjoyed gardening, reading, acting, dancing, singing, playing the flute, and writing. Judy frequently shared her talents, volunteering both at church and schools. When she was younger, she also enjoyed sports, especially tennis and softball.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Gordon; son, Eric (Sheila) Matson of Phoenix, AZ; daughter Joan (Scott) Dailey of Great Falls, MT; grandchildren, Rachael, Katherine, Drew, Natalie, and Brooke; sister-in-law, Carol Moore of Centerville, IN; and many others. To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the Schnider Funeral Home website.