James Matulef Obituary

James C. Matulef
James C. Matulef

October 8, 1934 - October 29, 2013
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA


Jim Matulef, 79, died Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at Taylor House Hospice in Des Moines. A graveside service will be 10:00 am, Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Jewish Glendale Cemetery.

Jim was born October 8, 1934 in Des Moines to David and Freda (Feinberg) Matulef. He was a graduate of Roosevelt High School, attended Drake University and lived in Des Moines most of his life. Jim owned and operated Matulef Fine Foods until he moved to California and Arizona.

In the 1940's Jim joined the Army Reserve. More recently he volunteered for Iowa Health Hospice and Taylor House and was a member of the Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his sister-in-law, Rita Matulef of Chicago, IL; two nephews, one niece and cousins. Jim was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jordan.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center or Taylor House Hospice. On line condolences are welcome at www.IlesCares.com.

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Graveside Service
Jewish Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines, IA
Thursday, October 31, 2013
10:00 AM
Jewish Glendale Cemetery
Des Moines, IA
Thursday, October 31, 2013


Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center
900 Polk Boulevard
Des Moines, IA 50312