The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

June 4, 2014

R. Catherine ‘Kitty’ Mathews Person

Ex-Masury resident was Christ Lutheran member


- — BELOIT, Wis. – R. Catherine “Kitty” Mathews Person of Brodhead, Wis., formerly of Rockford, Ill., and Masury, passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Beloit Health and Rehabilitation Center after a long illness. She was 95.

Mrs. Person was born July 21, 1918, in Hidalgo, Ill., to Samuel and Ada Turner Mathews.

Her husband of 65 years, Glenn H. Person, whom she married Nov. 14, 1936, in Belvidere, Ill., is deceased.

Kitty was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Pittsburgh; Alpine Lutheran Church, Rockford; and Christ Lutheran Church, Sharon.

Kitty is survived by: her children, Linda and her husband Ken Zwicke, Beach Park, Ill.; Judy and her husband Ron Baney, Machesney Park, Ill.; and Dale Person and his wife Debby, Brodhead; her grandchildren, Keith Brody and his wife Kim, Independence, Ohio; and Dalaura Person Hanner, Rock City, Ill.; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband Glenn, she was predeceased by her parents; her siblings, Paul Mathews, husband of Jane; Joe Mathews, husband of Amy; Alice, wife of Fred Everett; and her grandson, Kevin Brody.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions may be made to Agrace Hospice Care, 3001 W. Memorial Drive, Janesville, WI 53548.


Mrs. Glenn H. (R. Catherine “Kitty” Mathews), 95, Brodhead, Wis., formerly of Rockford, Ill., and Masury.

Calling hours: Memorial visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday (6-7-14) in ADVANTAGE FUNERAL HOME, 7000 W. State St., Rockford, Ill. Condolences may be sent to the family at

Inurnment: Of both Glenn and Kitty following visitation at Willwood Burial Park, Rockford. A reception luncheon will follow the inurnment at the funeral home.