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Irene J. Mataya

September 8, 1927 - July 9, 2015

Irene Mataya, 87, of Springfield, IL died at 1:55 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 2015 at her home. She was born on September 8, 1927 in Springfield to Arthur and Helen Ushman Gramlich. Irene married Daniel Mataya on June 28, 1952 and he preceded her in death on August 6, 1993.

Also preceding her in death are her parents, sister, Florence Baldoni and brothers, Ferdinand and Arthur Gramlich.

Irene is survived by daughters, Jean (Mike) Harris and Susan (John) Mosher, both of Springfield; son, Daniel (Stephanie) Mataya of Palm Harbor, FL; sister, Edna Dunbar; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and one expected in August; 2 step-grandchildren; 1 step-great grandchild; 1 aunt, Florence Stone and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Irene was a member of St. Aloysius Church since 1952.

Visitation: 5-7 p.m., Sunday, July 12, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 5 p.m.

Funeral Mass: 11:30 a.m., Monday, July 13, 2015 at St. Aloysius Church. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, July 12, 2015

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Prayers at 5:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Monday, July 13, 2015

Time: 11:30 am

St. Aloysius Church


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Cemetery Information

Camp Butler National Cemetery


5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map

Memorial Information

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