May 12, 1928 - December 6, 2021
Shirley Mattes, 93 of Carroll, died Monday, December 6, 2021, at Regency Park Nursing Home in Carroll. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m., Friday, December 10, 2021, at the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll with Fr. Kevin Richter officiating. Casket Bearers will be Doug Bolte, Wes Bierl, Alicia Bierl, Keegan Malone, Haley Pudenz, and Taylor Pudenz. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Carroll. Visitation will be from 10-10:45 a.m., on Friday at the Sharp Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements are under the guidance of the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll and online condolences may be left for Shirley’s family at www.sharpfuneral.com. Born on May 12, 1928, in Vail, Iowa, Shirley Ann Mattes was the daughter of Peter and Ann (Snyder) Hoffman. She received her education at St. Ann’s in Vail, graduating in 1947. On June 20, 1949, she married Stephen Mattes. The couple lived in Nebraska, Minnesota, and returned to Carroll to make their home south of Carroll on Stephen’s parents, John and Clara’s farm. They were blessed with 3 children. Shirley earned her CNA and worked at Speakers Nursing Home in the 60’s and later at St. Anthony Nursing Home for 20 years. She was a waitress at Mac’s Casino Café and other restaurants in Carroll. She loved meeting people. To earn extra money, she cleaned houses in the Carroll area and also cared for her parents when their health began to decline. Shirley enjoyed playing cards, dominoes, crossword puzzles, and watching her favorite TV shows. When company came over the coffee was always on. In her younger years she went dancing at the 5-mile house and Indian Village. Shirley volunteered with RSVP and was a member of St. Lawrence Church. Shirley was able to live in her apartment until 2019. Her family is grateful for the excellent and loving care she received in her final days at Regency Park Nursing Home. Shirley is survived by her children: Nadine Werneburg of Carroll, Sylvan (Rhonda) Mattes of Carroll and Tonda (Doug) Bolte of Albert City; grandchildren: Alicia (Wes) Bierl, Jeremy Werneburg, Nathan Werneburg, Stepanie (Sal) Sani Saidou; great-grandchildren: Keegan, Taylor, Haley, Kyler, Charlie, Jamil, Amina, and Modesty; as well as other extended relatives and friends. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Ambrose, Richard, Raymond, and Ralph; her sister, Dolores Pokorny; her sister-in-law, Charlene Hoffman; and an infant granddaughter.
Shirley Mattes, 93 of Carroll, died Monday, December 6, 2021, at Regency Park Nursing Home in Carroll. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m., Friday, December 10, 2021, at the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll with Fr. Kevin Richter officiating. Casket... View Obituary & Service Information
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