Stanley Matthews

Obituary of Stanley W. Matthews

Stanley Matthews 91 of Council, Idaho passed away on April 23, 2022 in a Boise hospital of natural Causes. Stanley was born Sept. 8, 1930 in Cascade, Idaho to Chester and Myrtle Matthews. He grew up in Cascade and graduated from Cascade High School in 1948. He started his career with the Union Pacific the next week where he worked for over 40 years. He married the love of his life Bobbie Summers on June 1, 1957. They resided in Cascade until 1969 when he was promoted to section foreman in Council, Idaho. Stan enjoyed spending time outdoors with his friends and family whether it be camping, hunting, fishing, riding 4 wheelers, or picking huckleberries. He was a member of the Council Gun and Rod Club, the Council Lions club and a lifetime member of the NRA.  He was loved by everyone who knew him and will be missed dearly. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Bob and his loving wife. Stan is survived by his daughters Connie (Doug) Cooper, and Sherry (Neil) Hester, grandchildren Toni (Matt) DeBoer, Loni Hester, Drew ( Allison) Villastrigo and Loy (Skyla) Hester. Great Grandchildren Keaton, Jaiden, Lily, Parker, Miles, Cora and Reese. His cats Mr. Cat and Little cat.  A celebration of life will be held at a later date when their ashes will be mixed and spread on Cuddy Mtn. where they have spent many hours riding 4 wheelers. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations to be made to the Council Lions Club or Council Gun and Rod Club. The family would like to thank Dennis and Rocky Lakey for all the friendship and support given to Stan and Bobbie for many years. Rest in peace Papa, we love you always

Arrangements under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home.  

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