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Zip codes in the city: 80830.

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Funeral Homes near Matheson

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Love Funeral Home Incorporated
225 F Ave
Limon, CO 80828

Facts about Matheson, Colorado

Matheson is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office in Elbert County, Colorado, United States. The Matheson Post Office has the ZIP Code 80830.Established in the mid-1880s by Duncan Matheson a native of Scotland.Mr. Matheson came to Elbert County Colorado with his wife Jessie and their six children,Donald, Robert, John, William, Norman, and Janet.As a farming and ranching community with a sideline industry of soft coal mining and the desireof personal independence, many from the east gathered in Matheson, Colorado.Early businesses in Matheson included a depot, lumber yard, hotel, bank, blacksmith, generalstore, livery, drug store, and of course a saloon. Dr. Lewis White was an early physician.A community church was constructed in 1918, and the St. Agnes Catholic Church at the westedge of town was built in 1921. It served until 1973. Matheson now has the Community Churchof Matheson and holds services each Sunday for the town members and the surroundingcommunity.A large brick school atop the hill south of town was constructed in 1920 and closed in 1969.The building still stands as a landmark of Matheson, along with St. Agnes Catholic Church at thewest end of town.The original Rock Island Railroad delivered mail in 1888. The incoming mail was delivered ontrain No. 7 and the outgoing mail was sent out on train No. 8. The mail bag was thrown from thetrain as it passed and was often torn, scattering mail up and down the tracks. Out going mail washung on a pole and picked off the pole by the caboose conductor, wielding a hook as the trainpassed by.The town of Matheson was erroneously spelled Mattison by the Railroad Company. In 1915 thePost Office Department corrected the name to Matheson.The town of Matheson once boasted a population of 500+. During and towards the end of theGreat Depression the population started to drop as businesses failed, and folks moved on to finda better way of life.

Matheson Obituaries

It was noted by Hutchinson News on September 23rd, 2018 that Ethel L Newell (Diggs) perished in Hutchinson, Kansas.  Ms. Newell was 87 years old and was born in Matheson, CO.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Ethel L's life.

It was reported by The Daily Herald on January 17th, 2017 that Roxy Ann Hess (Butler) passed on in Streamwood, Illinois.  Ms. Hess was 85 years old and was born in Matheson, CO.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Roxy Ann's life.

It was reported by Sierra Star on March 20th, 2014 that Dorothy Pauline Padgett passed on in Oakhurst, California.  Padgett was 95 years old and was born in Matheson, CO.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Dorothy Pauline's life.

It was reported by Oregonian on June 2nd, 2013 that Mary Louise Price (Griffin) passed away in Cedar Mill, Oregon.  Ms. Price was 98 years old and was born in Matheson, CO.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mary Louise's life.

It was reported by Oregonian on April 22nd, 2012 that JoAnne G Robinson died in Oregon.  Robinson was 77 years old and was born in Matheson, CO.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor JoAnne G's life.

It was written by Ventura County Star on February 27th, 2011 that L Ilene miss "Beans" Fogel passed away in Grass Valley, California.  Fogel was 88 years old and was born in Matheson, CO.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor L Ilene miss "Beans"'s life.

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Established in the mid 1880's by Duncan Matheson a native of Scotland. The incoming mail was delivered on

train No. It served until 1973. Matheson came to Elbert County Colorado with his wife Jessie and their six children,

Donald, Robert, John, William Norman and Janet.

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