Stanley V. Matthias, 67, of Readlyn, Iowa, died Sunday night, April 23, 2006, at Allen Memorial Hospital.
Stanley was born on April 30, 1938, the son of Walter and Johanna (Leonhart) Matthias. He was baptized on May 22, 1938 and confirmed on May 11, 1952 both at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Klinger. He graduated from Readlyn High School in 1956. He was united in marriage to Joan Brunscheon on October 1, 1977 at Zion Lutheran Church. He had previously worked at Chamberlains and Rath Packing in Waterloo. He retired from Carnation in Waverly in 1989. He enjoyed playing cards, working outside and cleaning his cars.
Stanley is survived by his wife, Joan of Readlyn, and her three sons, Dan Brunscheon and his wife, Deb of Readlyn, Iowa; Ronald Brunscheon of Readlyn, Iowa; Jeff Brunscheon and his wife, Laurie of Readlyn, Iowa; and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Merlin Matthias, two grandchildren, Bryce and Dusty Brunscheon
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at 10:30 am at Zion Lutheran Church, Readlyn. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Readlyn. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home, Readlyn, Iowa.
Kaiser Corson has a highly dedicated, professional staff to provide unconditional service before, during, and after the immediate need. Kaiser-Corson offers at-need services including complete funeral services, cremation services, immediate burial services, body donation, transfer and receiving services, and a full line of funeral related merchandise. Serving the communities of Waverly, Shell Rock, Denver, Readlyn, and surrounding areas.