Friday, December 19, 2014



Larry Dayton Matile, 58, Ottawa, Kan., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at Olathe Medical Center.

Funeral services are planned for 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at the First Assembly of God, Ottawa. Friends may pay their respects to Mr. Matile 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, as well as to the service hour Monday, at Dengel & Son Mortuary, where family members plan to meet with friends 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Interment is set for Wellsville Cemetery, Wellsville, Kan.

Larry was born Saturday, March 19, 1955, in Ottawa, the son of Dayton and Jean (Murdock) Matile.

He was a lifelong Franklin County resident, growing up in Wellsville and moving in 1988 to Ottawa.

He graduated from Wellsville High School with the class of 1973.

Larry was united in marriage with Vicki Webb Aug. 25, 1994, in Ottawa. She survives of their home.

Survivors also include his five children, Luke Matile and wife, Shirley, Pomona, Kyle Matile and wife, Karrie, Princeton, Stephanie Mitchell and husband, Dustan, Ottawa, Skye Dixon and wife, Stephanie, Post Oak, Mo., and Dusty Dixon, Williamsburg; nine grandchildren, Hannah, Carly, Kaylor, Kinzie, Ryan, Regan, Trace, Ben and Lincoln; mother, Jean Matile, Wellsville; siblings, Lynn Matile, Merriam, Lois Zelinski, Olathe, Allen Matile,Ottawa, Don Matile and wife, Judy, Colorado, Bill Matile and Brenda, Ottawa, Bob Matile, Parker, Kan., and Laura Matile Bishop and husband, Tony, Wellsville; and 12 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Dayton Matile.

Larry was employed by the City of Ottawa in the street department for 31 years. He had held the position of superintendent since August 2009. He was also a farmer and stockman.  

Larry loved his family and cherished their time spent together. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and coffee time with friends at Princeton Quick Stop. He also enjoyed watching black-and-white westerns, college and pro-football, college basketball, especially the University of Kansas and Kansas State University.

The family suggests memorial contributions to Franklin County Cancer Foundation through Dengel & Son Mortuary, 235 S. Hickory St., Ottawa KS 66067.

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