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Kathleen Ellen Matheu
May 14, 1948 - May 16, 2022  

Kathleen Ellen Matheu passed away on May 16, 2022, at the age of Seventy-four years old in
Livingston, Texas.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Friday, June 17, 2022, at 4:00 P.M in the Coldspring
Community Center located at 101 E. Cedar Avenue, Coldspring, Texas.
Kathleen was born in San Francisco, California to Frank Finn and Margaret Finn on May 14,1948.
Her father was in the Army and throughout her childhood she lived in Okinawa" Japan; Munich,
Germany; Ft Bragg, North Carolina; and Verona, Italy. She graduated from Terra Linda High
School in Marin County, California. She met the love of her life, Robert Matheu in Verona, Italy.
She and Robert married on May 10, 1969, in Hanford, California. She attended. the University of
California at Davis before moving to Texas, where she continued her education and graduated from
the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
She worked as a legal secretary in Honolulu, Hawaii and Austin, Texas. She continued with her
schooling and graduated with a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree in 1983 from South Texas College
of Law and began her own law practice in Humble, Texas and later moved her practice to
Coldspring, Texas.
Kathleen enjoyed traveling, crafts, and educating others. She taught law classes at the Hightower
Unit of the Texas prison system, paralegal courses at community colleges, and legal information
classes for the community throughout her career.
She was involved in Rotary Club, Humble Chamber of Commerce, Humble Booster Club, San
Jacinto County Chamber of Commerce, and Coldspring Area Business and Merchants 'Association.
She was proceeded in death by her Parents, Frank and Margaret Finn and Brother in Law, Monroe
Kathleen is survived by her husband, Robert Matheu; her daughters, Danielle Mather-Nuro and
Nicole Alexander; her sons in law, Tom Nuro and Collin Alexander; her grandchildren, Madison
Alexander, Tanner Alexander and Henry Alexander; her sister, Barbara Bryan; by many nieces,
nephews, and extended family and friends.

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Kathleen Ellen Matheu
May 14, 1948 - May 16, 2022
Service Schedule
Celebration of Life
Coldspring Community Center
101 East Cedar Avenue
Coldspring, TX  77331
Friday, June 17, 2022
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