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Elizabeth (Betty) Matovich

June 27, 1927 - May 10, 2018


Elizabeth Betty Matovich passed away peacefully at home on May 10, 2018 at the age of 90.
She was born in Silverton, Oregon to Reinard and Inga Holm, both proud Norwegian immigrants.  She had 6 siblings, her brother Donald Holm being the last surviving.
She married Robert Bob Heimerdinger in 1948 and had three children:  Sally, Richard and Nancy.  Robert died in 1959.
She married Paul Matovich in 1965 and they were married for 51 years until his death in 2016.  They had a daughter Julie and he had two daughters:  Robin and Rhonda.
The family would like to thank Dr. Juliette Powers and Willamette Valley Hospice for their care and support. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to: Willamette Valley Hospice.
Her family and friends will always be grateful for the gift that was her life.  A gathering to celebrate her life will be held on June 24th from 1 to 4PM at her home.

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As a friend of Sally in high school, I visited the Matovich house several times. Betty was always gracious and gently spoken, and I enjoyed the visits. I think it was Julie that Sally and I took out trick or treating Halloween of 1969. And spent some time with back at the house afterwards, with Betty's friendly presence. Grace and peace to all her family. My Dad passed in 2008, Mom 2014; I'm just a bit farther along than you are now. Keep the good memories always.