John Matheny (68) of Farina

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Published on January 17 2013 8:29 am

John Matheny, 68 of Farina, passed away at 3:41 PM Tuesday, January 15, 2012 at St. John Hospital, Springfield.

Funeral service, officiated by Rev. Howard S. Bell, is 10:30 AM Saturday, January 19, 2013 at the Farina United Methodist Church, Farina with burial to follow at the Farina Cemetery. Visitation is Friday from 4-8 PM Friday at Pagel Funeral Home, St. Peter and 1 hour prior to service time at church. Memorials are requested to Farina United Methodist Church, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, or donor’s choice.

John was born on June 9, 1944 in Vandalia the son of Leo and Donna (Augenstein) Matheny. He married Doris Roberts on September 11, 1964 at Farina United Methodist Church.

He was a farmer, salesman for Matheny Farms and Greenhouses. He also attended the Farina United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife; Doris of Farina, children; David (Jennifer) Matheny of Farina and Lisa (Ryan) McHenry of Edgewood, sister; Linda Veteto of Chicago, grandchildren; Lauren, Audrey, Ryan all of Farina.

Preceding him in death were his parents.